Private Legal Consulting 500 - 1,000 Employees Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN 6 Active Jobs
At Fredrikson & Byron, we believe that our clients' success is an important measure of our firm's success. We combine a thorough, strategic understanding of the law, business processes, and our clients' business and personal goals to provide creative solutions to their legal needs. Clients often tell us that the business perspective we apply to our legal advice is unique and that we act more as strategic partners in their business, rather than technicians providing legal options. Our partnerships with clients often form when organizations are emerging and continue throughout each stage of growth. Fredrikson & Byron client-centered approach is reflected in the many programs that we have adopted including client teams, client interviews, and client service standards.
Fredrikson & Byron's 200-plus attorneys practice in a range of crucial practice and industry areas from litigation, corporate, and intellectual property to health care, real estate, and banking. We offer services to clients worldwide through our offices in Minneapolis, Shanghai, Monterrey Mexico, Des Moines, Fargo, and Bismarck, North Dakota and our affiliation with the World Services Group, a worldwide network of professional service providers.
Fredrikson Attorney Jeff Post Receives 2005-2006 Elmer H. Wiblishauser Author's Award
Minneapolis, MN November 30, 2006 – – Fredrikson attorney Jeff Post was awarded the 2005-06 Elmer H. Wiblishauser Author's Award from the Minnesota State Bar Association Publications Committee. The award is given annually to the best work published in Bench & Bar. Jeff received the award as a co-author of the Bench & Bar article entitled "Limits of Urban Development? Kelo, Walser, and Condemnation in Minnesota."
Post is a shareholder in Fredrikson & Byron’s Litigation Group. His practice centers on resolving business disputes. Post has successfully resolved, sometimes through trial or arbitration, numerous UCC and trade-secret cases. Furthermore, he understands that managing litigation for a business involves controlling costs, assessing risk, and providing practical solutions. The size and scope of Post’s clients have ranged from start-up companies in the transportation industry to market leaders in the agriculture-processing business. Post also works with franchisees to provide them with the same quality legal advice that is sometimes available only to franchisors.
Fredrikson & Byron is a 200-plus attorney law firm based in Minneapolis, with offices in Iowa, London and Monterrey, Mexico. The firm's primary areas of practice include banking, corporate, litigation, employment, health care, intellectual property, international, real estate, securities, and tax. The firm serves a broad range of clients, including multinational corporations, public companies, privately-held businesses, entrepreneurs, government agencies, and family businesses. Fredrikson attorneys also work with individuals on estate planning, family law, and immigration matters. It is the exclusive Minnesota law firm member of the World Services Group, a worldwide network of professional service providers.
Pro Bono/Community Presence
At Fredrikson & Byron, we believe that our firm has a responsibility to be a good corporate citizen. To that end, we encourage all of our lawyers and paralegals to participate in pro bono and community service activities that reflect their passions and interests. Fredrikson & Byron, both as an institution and as a collection of individual employees, contributes to and strengthens the fabric of our community by providing our services, talents, and leadership ability to individuals and community organizations that serve those in need. We are very proud of the work accomplished by each and every one of our employees who share their time and energy to assist those less fortunate.
Lawyers at Fredrikson & Byron are committed to providing quality pro bono legal service to those who would not otherwise be able to afford representation. Many of our lawyers have formed teams to work in housing court and at legal advice clinics. Our lawyers represent small business owners by assisting them with entity formations, business counseling, lease reviews, and more. Additionally, we have lawyers who are currently engaged in the representation of individuals on both small and large litigation matters.
Diversity among attorneys and staff enriches our firm culturally and professionally. Diversity of thought, experience, and background makes us more creative and innovative, which is the core strength of our client service. Moreover, we and our clients are engaged in business around the world, and our continued success depends upon reflecting the diversity of the communities that we serve."
Fredrikson & Byron's diversity initiative is led by a small committee composed of board members, attorneys, and recruiting professionals. The committee is responsible for identifying and recommending steps for the firm to take to more effectively recruit and retain attorneys of diverse backgrounds at the associate, senior attorney, and partner levels. Feedback from our current attorneys of diverse backgrounds, as well as from those who have left the firm is an important component in helping us learn more about their overall experiences at the firm, identify what obstacles to success they've encountered, and uncover opportunities for improvement. This feedback is extremely important to creating an atmosphere in which all Fredrikson & Byron attorneys feel they can succeed.
We acknowledge both the moral and business imperatives for promoting diversity within our firm and community. Our clients inspire us to create diverse teams of individuals in order to provide innovative solutions to their legal needs. We aspire to be a leader in both our profession and our community in reflecting diversity as a core value and are proud to highlight the following activities and accomplishments: