Mergers & Acquisitions Attorney Aleida Ortega Conners Named 2019 Up & Coming Attorney

September 11, 2019

Aleida Conners WebsiteFredrikson & Byron’s Senior Associate, Aleida Ortega Conners was named a 2019 Up & Coming Attorney by Minnesota Lawyer magazine.

The award recognizes lawyers who have attained high levels of professional success within their first 10 years of passing the bar. The publication also considers community service and service to the legal profession when selecting its honorees.

Conners represents private and public companies and private equity funds in all types of business transactions, focusing her practice in the areas of venture capital, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate law. In connection with these activities, she also assists clients with commercial matters regarding supply, manufacturing, sales and distribution and related agreements. Conners works with companies in a variety of industries, with significant experience in the food, agriculture, life sciences and manufacturing industries. She has extensive experience in multiple jurisdictions, including Latin America. From June 2018 until August 2019, she served as internal M&A counsel for Cargill, Incorporated.

Fredrikson & Byron is a 290-attorney law firm based in Minneapolis, with offices in Bismarck, Des Moines, Fargo, Mankato, 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 Follow us on LinkedIn and on Twitter @FredriksonLaw.

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