69 Fredrikson & Byron Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018

August 15, 2017

69 Fredrikson & Byron attorneys were included in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 (Copyright 2017 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

Six of these Fredrikson attorneys were also named a “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers®. Only one attorney in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”

Best Lawyers® 2018 "Lawyer of the Year"

  • Clinton E. Cutler, Best Lawyers® 2018 Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Minneapolis
  • Bret A. DublinskeBest Lawyers® 2018 Communications Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Des Moines
  • Kevin P. Goodno, Best Lawyers® 2018 Government Relations Practice "Lawyer of the Year" in Minneapolis
  • John M. Koneck, Best Lawyers® 2018 Litigation - Real Estate "Lawyer of the Year" in Minneapolis
  • John W. Lundquist, Best Lawyers® 2018 Criminal Defense: White-Collar "Lawyer of the Year" in Minneapolis
  • J. Marc WardBest Lawyers® 2018 Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Des Moines

The Best Lawyers in America© 2018

Bismarck, North Dakota

Des Moines, Iowa

  • Bret A. Dublinske - Communications Law, Energy Regulatory Law
  • Bridget R. Penick - Employment Law – Management, Immigration Law, Labor Law – Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Emily S. Pontius - Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • J. Marc Ward - Banking and Finance Law, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Corporate Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Fargo, North Dakota

  • Wayne W. Carlson - Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • William L. Guy III - Trusts and Estates
  • Todd E. Zimmerman - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Banking and Finance, Litigation - Real Estate, Litigation - Securities, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer review evaluation. Over 83,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and more than 13 million votes to date have been received on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

Fredrikson & Byron is a 275-attorney law firm based in Minneapolis, with offices in Bismarck, Des Moines, Fargo, St. Paul, Saltillo, 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 www.fredlaw.com. Follow us on LinkedIn and on Twitter @FredriksonLaw.

Media Contact: Kelly Griffith, 612.492.7514, kgriffith@fredlaw.com.