Mark Briol

Briol & Associates, PLLC
80 South 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-337-8410
www.briollaw.com


Mark Briol graduated summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota in 1976 and number one in his class from the William Mitchell College of Law in 1981.

Among his professional achievements, Mark has been selected:

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  • One of the Top 10 Lawyers in Minnesota by Minnesota Super Lawyers © for both years 2009 and 2010 as published by Minnesota Law & Politics, Mpls-St. Paul and Twin Cities Business Magazines.*?
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  • One of the Top 100 Lawyers in Minnesota by Minnesota Super Lawyers as published by Minnesota Law & Politics, Mpls-St. Paul and Twin Cities Business Magazines for the years 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010.
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  • One of the Top 40 Commercial Litigators in Minnesota by Law & Politics Magazine for the years 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010.
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  • For inclusion in "The Best Lawyers in America ©."*
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  • One of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Minnesota by The American Trial Lawyers Association ©.
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  • Rated AV-Preeminent (the highest possible rating) by Martindale-Hubbell ®.

Mr. Briol has tried more than 80 commercial and securities cases to award or verdict and is a frequent lecturer and author in the area of securities litigation and securities issues generally.

* According to the Clerk of the Minnesota Supreme Court, as of August 1, 2010, there were more than 24,000 licensed attorneys in Minnesota.

* The Best Lawyers in America includes 39,766 attorneys in 80 specialties, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia.  According to the American Bar Association, there were 1,180,386 licensed attorneys in the United States at year end 2009.

? Super Lawyers Attorney Selection Process.

Education

William Mitchell College of Law
J.D., magna cum laude (first in class), 1981

University of Minnesota
B.A., summa cum laude, 1976
Phi Beta Kappa
Phi Kappa Phi


Reported Cases

Cedar Fair v. Minntertainment Company, et al. , --- N.W. 2d ----, 2007 WL 1674830 (Minn. Ct. App. June 12, 2007)

Cedar Fair v. Minntertainment Company, --- N.W. 2d ----, 2006 WL 2474025 (Minn. Ct. App. Aug. 29, 2006)

Horseshoe Entertainment v. Lepinski, 923 So.2d 929, 2006 WL 545590 (La. App. 2 Cir. 2006)

U.S. ex. rel. Bernard v. Casino Magic Corp. , 293 F.3d 419 (8th Cir. September 13th, 2004)

  

Barron Bancshares, Inc. v. U.S. , 366 F.3d 1360, 2004 WL 1048197 (Fed. Cir. May 11, 2004)

Onvoy, Inc. vs. SHAL, LLC, et. al., C7-02-621; C7-02-702 (Mn. Sup.Ct. - September 25, 2003)

James Casazza v. Joseph C. Kiser, Case No. 02-1515, Filed Dec. 10, (8th Cir. 2002)

United Health Care Insurance Co. v. Advance PCS, 316 F.3d 737 (8th Cir. 2002)

Barron Bancshares Inc., et. al. v. United States of America, 2002 WL 1969635 (Fed. Cl. Ct. 2002)

Onvoy, Inc. v. SHAL, LLC, 2002 WL 31371961 (Minn. App. 2002)

U.S. ex.rel. Bernard v. Casino Magic Corp., 293 F.3d 419 (8th Cir. 2002)

United HealthCare Insurance Co. v. AdvancePCS, 2002 WL 519720 (D. Minn. Mar. 22, 2002)

United HealthCare Insurance Co. v. AdvancePCS, 2002 WL 432068 (D. Minn. Mar. 18, 2002)

Dominium Austin Partners, L.L.C. v. Emerson, 248 F.3d 720 (8th Cir. 2001)

U.S. ex rel. Bernard v. Casino Magic Corp., 2001 WL 34057900 (D.S.D. 2001)

Lisa A. Smith v. American Arbitration Association, 233 F.3d 502 (7th Cir. 2000)

All Saint's Brands, Inc. v. Brewery Group Denmark, A/S, 57 F. Supp. 2d 825 (D. Minn. 1999)

St. James Capital Corp. v. Pallet Recycling Associates of North America, et al., 589 N.W.2d 511 (Minn. 1999)

Carlo Corp. v. Casino Magic of Louisiana, Corp., 26 F. Supp. 2d 904 (S.D. Miss 1998)

Miller v. Flume, 139 F.3d 1130 (7th Cir. 1998)

International Gaming Network v. Casino Magic Corp., 10 F.3d 135 (8th Cir.1997)

Card v. Stratton Oakmont, Inc., 933 F. Supp. 806 (D. Minn.1996)

In re Piper Funds, Inc. Institutional Government Income Portfolio Litigation, 71 F.3d 298 (8th Cir. 1995)

Pineview Overlook, Inc. v. Dual B. Cooper, 1995 WL 673008 (Minn. App. 1995)

Hayne, Miller & Farni Inc. v. Flume, 888 F. Supp 949 (E.D. Wis. 1995)

Holmes v. Delta Casino Corp., 41 F.3d 1251 (8th Cir. 1994)

Young v. Kennedy, Matthews, Landis, Healy & Pecora, Inc., 524 N.W.2d 752 (Minn. App. 1994)

Mansur v. Chehadeh, 1991 WL 17887 (Minn. App. 1991)

Clark v. Growe, 461 N.W.2d 385 (Minn. 1990)

Port Authority of City of St. Paul v. Blair Arcade Ltd. Partnership, 1989 WL 131580 (Minn. App. 1989)

James M. King and Associates, Inc. v. G.D. Van Wagenen Co., 717 F. Supp. 667 (D. Minn. 1989)

Sprangers v. Fundamental Business Technologies, Inc., 412 N.W.2d 47 (Minn. App. 1987)

Howland/Anderson v. Richfield Bank & Trust, 1987 WL 11144 (D. Minn. 1987)

Frier v. Independent School District No. 197, 356 N.W. 2d 724 (Minn. Ct. App. 1984)