Attorney Lora Friedemann Appointed to Co-Chair Panel for Federal Magistrate Judge

March 10, 2022

Lora Friedemann, Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Lora FriedemannFredrikson & Byron shareholder Lora Friedemann has been appointed by Chief Judge John R. Tunheim to co-chair a Merit Selection Panel with the Honorable Arthur J. Boylan (retired). The panel will advise the court on the selection of a new United States Magistrate Judge to serve in the District of Minnesota.

Friedemann and Boylan will co-chair a 13-member panel appointed by the U.S. District Judges of the District of Minnesota to review applications and interview prospective candidates. The panel will recommend five candidates it deems best qualified for the position.

Friedemann is a trial lawyer focusing on intellectual property cases in federal courts. Clients and colleagues recognize Friedemann for her extraordinary range of experience and her effective advocacy in trademark, copyright and patent litigation. Friedemann’s decades-long dedication to federal court practice started when she served as a federal law clerk and continued with service on the Federal Practice Committee, appointment to other Merit Selection Panels, and leadership roles in the Federal Bar Association. Friedemann uses her extensive knowledge of federal courts to help her clients achieve successful outcomes. Friedemann is dedicated to client needs and is known for practical, business-focused advice.

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