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Phone: (612) 977-8525

2200 IDS Center 80 South 8th St.

Minneapolis, MN 55402

Samuel Hanson

Profession:

Attorney

Current Employer:

Briggs & Morgan

Areas of Expertise:

✔ Appellate ✔ Commercial/Business
✔ Contract Disputes ✔ Defamation (Libel & Slander)
✔ Employment ✔ Energy including oil and gas
✔ Franchise ✔ Insurance
✔ Intellectual Property ✔ Legal Malpractice
✔ Professional Fees ✔ Professional Liability
✔ Professional Malpractice ✔ Professional Negligence
✔ Securities ✔ Shareholder Disputes
✔ Torts ✔ Utilities

Experience:

As a litigator, handled complex commercial cases in state and federal courts. During this time litigated numerous cases in arbitration and also acted as arbitrator in several commercial cases. As an appellate judge, ruled on dozens of commercial cases, including contracts, franchises, insurance, securities, employment, and related matters. Since returning to private practice, have been selected as arbitrator in dozens of commercial and employment cases, about half in Minnesota and half across the country .

Work History:

Attorney and shareholder, Briggs and Morgan, 1966-2000, 2008-2015, Of Counsel 2016 - present. Judge, Minnesota Court of Appeals, 2000-2002 Justice, Minnesota Supreme Court, 2002-2008 Law Clerk, Minnesota Supreme Court 1965-66 Law Clerk, Hennepin County District Court, 1964-65 Librarian, United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuity, 1963-64 Deputy Clerk, United States District Court in Minnesota, 1961-63

License:

Admitted the the Minnesota Bar, 1965; United States District Court in Minnesota, 1966; United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, 1966; and United States Supreme Court, 1971

Awards:

Inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers, the American Board of Trial Advocates and the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers. Outstanding Alumni and Honorary Doctorate awarded by William Mitchell College of Law Outstanding Alumni awarded by St. Olaf College

Associations:

College of Commercial Arbitrators American College of Trial Lawyers American Board of Trial Advocates American Academy of Appellate Lawyers Former Trustee, Chair of William Mitchell College of Law (now Mitchell-Hamline College of Law) Former Trustee, Chair of National Conference of Bar Examiners

Education:

St. Olaf College, B.A. William Mitchell College of Law, LLB

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