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Fredrikson & Byron acted as legal counsel for Eurofins Scientific (EUFI.PA), a global leader in bioanalytical testing and genomic services, in its acquisition of BioDiagnostics Inc. (BDI), one of the leading seed and plant-tissue testing laboratories serving the agricultural industry in the U.S.
Fredrikson & Byron Promotes Robert J. Hamilton to Chief Operating Officer – Hires New Chief Financial Officer Julie M. DuBois
Fredrikson & Byron has promoted Robert J. Hamilton to serve as its chief operating officer. Hamilton has executive responsibility for Marketing, Finance, IT, Human Resources, Information Resources and Administrative Services, and acts in an ex-officio capacity on Fredrikson’s Board of Directors, its Executive Committee and the Fredrikson & Byron Foundation. Hamilton joined Fredrikson in 1994 as its chief financial officer. Prior to joining Fredrikson, Hamilton spent 15 years in the public accounting and financial services industries.
Fredrikson & Byron acted as legal counsel to Stone-Goff Partners in its sale of equity stake in Thymes, a leading bath, body and home fragrance brand, to a private equity consortium which included consumer-focused private equity firm Castanea Partners.
Attorney John Koneck Receives Hennepin County Bar Association’s Pro Bono Publico Distinguished Service Award
Fredrikson & Byron represented the City of New Brighton in achieving a $59.4 million settlement with the United States Army.
Attorney Aron J. Frakes joins Fredrikson & Byron’s Litigation Group as an officer. Frakes was most recently a litigation partner in the Chicago office of McDermott Will & Emery. Frakes represents clients in a wide variety of disputes, including large contract disputes, product liability defense, class action defense, fraud and conspiracy cases, consumer fraud actions, construction litigation, professional engineering malpractice defense, and toxic tort mass actions. Frakes is licensed to practice in Illinois and is in the process of applying to be licensed in Minnesota.
Fredrikson & Byron acted as legal counsel to Omnis Pharmaceuticals in a licensing agreement.