Former Assistant General Counsel for Archer-Daniels-Midland Joins Fredrikson & Byron’s Des Moines Office

February 20, 2020

Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Scott RobertsAttorney Scott A. Roberts has joined Fredrikson & Byron as a shareholder in the Agribusiness & Cooperatives and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups.

“Our clients will value Scott’s depth of knowledge and experience in agribusiness,” said John Koneck, president of Fredrikson & Byron. “As we actively expand our agricultural focus, we are pleased to welcome Scott to our Des Moines office to support this growth.”

“My practice focuses on helping agribusiness clients successfully navigate the fast-changing opportunities and challenges in their industries,” Roberts said. “I look forward to merging talents with my team at Fredrikson to provide our clients with sophisticated business and legal solutions across the continuum of the agribusiness landscape.”

Roberts is a trusted advisor for transactional, regulatory and business matters. He assists clients with mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic collaborations, domestic and cross-border transactions, antitrust, FCPA, complex internal and external investigations, governance, complex commercial matters and business strategy. Roberts has in-depth experience working with a variety of regulatory bodies.

Prior to joining private practice, Roberts served as assistant general counsel and assistant secretary at Fortune 50 company Archer-Daniels-Midland, a global processor of food, beverage, animal nutrition, industrial and biofuel products and services.

Fredrikson & Byron is a 300-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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