Fredrikson & Byron Attorneys Named 2016 Great Plains Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

July 6, 2016

Super Lawyers named eight Fredrikson & Byron attorneys to the list of 2016 Great Plains Super Lawyers and included three Fredrikson attorneys on the list of 2016 Great Plains Rising Stars.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. The Great Plains Super Lawyers list is made up of lawyers in Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.

The Rising Stars designation honors leading attorneys who are either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. While up to 5 percent of the lawyers in a state are named to Super Lawyers, no more than 2.5 percent are named to Rising Stars.

Fredrikson & Byron’s 2016 Great Plains Super Lawyers:

Kristy L. Albrecht – Employment & Labor
Lawrence Bender – Energy & Resources
Bret A. Dublinske – Energy & Resources 
William L. Guy III – Estate & Probate
William P. Pearce – Energy & Resources 
Bridget R. Penick – Employment & Labor
J. Marc Ward – Banking 
Todd E. Zimmerman – Business Litigation 

Fredrikson & Byron’s 2016 Great Plains Rising Stars:

Philip S. Bubb – Construction Litigation
Brant M. Leonard – Business/Corporate
Aubrey J. Zuger – Business Litigation 

Fredrikson & Byron is a 275-attorney law firm based in Minneapolis, with offices in Bismarck, Des Moines, Fargo, St. Paul, Monterrey, Mexico, and Shanghai, China. Fredrikson & Byron has a reputation as the firm “where law and business meet”. Our attorneys bring business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking to work with clients, and operate as business advisors and strategic partners, as well as legal counselors. More information about the firm is available at Follow us onLinkedIn and on Twitter @FredriksonLaw.

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