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Updates & Events

Recent News and Events

Fredrikson & Byron strives to provide clients current business developments and legal updates. See the list below for our most recent updates and events.

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Attorney Warren Mack Elected Chair of Minnesota Orchestra Board

Warren Mack has served on Minnesota Orchestra’s board since 1998, and he will serve as chair of the board for a one-year term.

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Employment Authorization Granted to Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses of H-1B Nonimmigrants Seeking Employment-Based Lawful Permanent Residence

The change will be effective May 26, 2015.

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Fredrikson & Byron Represents Stone-Goff Partners in its Sale of Equity Stake in Thymes

Fredrikson & Byron acted as legal counsel to Stone-Goff Partners in its sale of equity stake in Thymes to a private equity consortium.

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Attorney John Koneck Receives Hennepin County Bar Association’s Pro Bono Publico Distinguished Service Award

John M. Koneck, President of Fredrikson & Byron, has been selected to receive the Hennepin County Bar Association’s 2015 Pro Bono Publico Distinguished Service Award.

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Fredrikson & Byron Represents City of New Brighton in Contamination Settlement with U.S. Army

Fredrikson & Byron represented the City of New Brighton in achieving a $59.4 million settlement with the United States Army.

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FTC Warning to Brain and Fitness App and Software Makers: Game / App Must Remove Unscientific Claims of Memory and Mental Fitness Improvement

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has signaled its willingness to regulate and scrutinize claims of improved physical and mental fitness made by software and app makers.

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It’s H-1B Filing Season … Don’t Miss the Opener on April 1, 2015

USCIS will start accepting H-1B petitions for fiscal year 2016 (October 1, 2015-September 30, 2016) on April 1, 2015. Only 65,000 H-1Bs are issued each fiscal year.

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Former McDermott Will & Emery Partner Joins Fredrikson & Byron

Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Aron Frakes

Attorney Aron J. Frakes joins Fredrikson & Byron’s Litigation Group as an officer.

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Government Relations Specialist Andrew Pomroy Joins Fredrikson & Byron

Andrew Pomroy, Fredrikson & Byron Government Relations Specialist

Government Relations Specialist Andrew G. Pomroy has joined Fredrikson & Byron’s Government Relations Group.

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Fredrikson & Byron Represents Omnis Pharmaceuticals in its Licensing Agreement with AstraZeneca

Fredrikson & Byron acted as legal counsel to Omnis Pharmaceuticals in a licensing agreement.

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