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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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Fredrikson & Byron Attorneys Recognized as North Star Lawyers

The Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) recognized 49 Fredrikson & Byron attorneys as North Star Lawyers.

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Attorney Karen Schanfield Receives 2022 Leonard Lindquist Distinguished Practice Award

Karen Schanfield, Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Karen SchanfieldEmployment & Labor attorney Karen G. Schanfield has been given the 2022 Leonard Lindquist Distinguished Practice Award by the Minnesota State Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Section.

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Lousene Hoppe Named 2022 Notable Partner in Law by Twin Cities Business

Lousene Hoppe, Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Lousene HoppeFredrikson & Byron shareholder Lousene M. Hoppe has been named a 2022 Notable Partner in Law by Twin Cities Business.

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NDAs: What to Consider Before Signing on the Dotted Line

Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) are often part of the discussions my clients have surrounding a potential construction or real estate project to protect the confidential information regarding the project and proprietary information of the parties.

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Applications for Minnesota’s Frontline Worker Payments Are Now Open

Starting on June 8, 2022, Minnesotans who worked on the frontlines during the COVID-19 peacetime emergency can now apply for “Hero Pay” available through the state’s Frontline Worker Pay Program.

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Minnesota Ends COVID-19 Nexus Relief

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Minnesota’s nexus waiver policy provided that the state will not assert nexus for business income tax or for sales and use tax purposes “solely because an employee is temporarily working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.”

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Fredrikson & Byron Recognized by 2022 Chambers USA

Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, an annual legal guide identifying the top attorneys and law firms in the United States, ranked 12 practice areas and 25 individual attorneys from Fredrikson & Byron in its 2022 edition, released today.

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Employment Attorney Janet Olawsky Joins Fredrikson & Byron

Janet Olawsky, Fredrikson & Byron attorney Janet Olawsky Attorney Janet M. Olawsky has joined Fredrikson & Byron as a senior associate in the Employment & Labor Group.

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Success Strategies for Remote Work in the Post-Pandemic Era

Remote and hybrid work are here to stay.

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U.S. Passes Targeted Relief for “Tough Legacy” LIBOR Contracts

The impending cessation of LIBOR has been a hot topic on the minds of borrowers and lenders alike over the last few years.

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