70 Fredrikson & Byron Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

August 15, 2018

70 Fredrikson & Byron attorneys were included in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019.

Nine 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® 2019 "Lawyer of the Year"

  • Lawrence Bender, Best Lawyers® 2019 Natural Resources Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Bismarck
  • Clinton E. CutlerBest Lawyers® 2019  Litigation – Bankruptcy "Lawyer of the Year" in Minneapolis
  • Karen L. Grandstrand, Best Lawyers® 2019 Financial Services Regulation Law "Lawyer of the Year"  in Minneapolis
  • Christopher B. Hunt, Best Lawyers® 2019 Litigation – Trusts and Estates "Lawyer of the Year" in Minneapolis
  • Thomas R. MuckBest Lawyers® 2019 Litigation and Controversy – Tax "Lawyer of the Year" in Minneapolis
  • Bridget R. Penick, Best Lawyers® 2019 Labor Law – Management "Lawyer of the Year" in Des Moines
  • Mark D. SavinBest Lawyers® 2019 Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Minneapolis
  • Cameron R. SeyboltBest Lawyers® 2019 Trusts and Estates "Lawyer of the Year" in Minneapolis
  • J. Marc WardBest Lawyers® 2019 Financial Services Regulation Law "Lawyer of the Year"  in Des Moines

The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

Bismarck, North Dakota

Des Moines, Iowa

  • Philip S. Bubb - Litigation – Construction
  • 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 - Employment Law – Management, 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 - Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – Real Estate, Litigation – Securities, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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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.