We litigate some of the toughest, largest, most complex financial cases in the country.


Our goal is simple: to deliver optimum results for our clients.

$30,789,333.00

Court Trial Verdict

In January 2018, Briol & Benson obtained a favorable judicial valuation of a Wisconsin agricultural company on behalf of our client, a one-third shareholder of the company.

The client initially retained Briol & Benson to pursue claims of shareholder oppression against the other two owners, who were the company’s chief executive officer and another top executive. The client initially retained Briol & Benson to pursue claims of shareholder oppression against the other two owners, who were the company’s chief executive officer and another top executive. (continued)

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Opioid Litigation


Briol & Benson, PLLC currently represents nine Minnesota counties in litigation concerning the opioid crisis that has severely plagued the country over the last decade. These counties represent 37% of the population of the state of Minnesota.

Pharmaceutical companies promoted opioids as safe, effective, and appropriate treatments for long-term, routine pain management. Our clients allege these companies misrepresented the risk of addiction as modest, manageable, and outweighed by the benefits of opioid use. As a result, opioid use skyrocketed. (continued)

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A FIGHTER IN THE COURTROOM

Attorney Mark Briol has always been a fighter. At age 19, he was an aspiring professional boxer and the Welterweight Champion for the City of Minneapolis. Watch his 1973 bout with Gary “the Hammer” Holmgren (2013 Minnesota Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee), in the 1973 Upper Midwest Golden Gloves Championships.

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Our Attorneys

Each attorney at Briol & Benson has a diverse and highly accomplished background. Our attorneys have graduated from some of the best law schools, graduate schools, and undergraduate colleges and universities in the United States. Many have had distinguished legal careers even before joining the firm, and several are currently serving or have served as adjunct professors.

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OUR PRACTICE AREAS

Briol & Benson prosecutes and defends some of the toughest, largest, most complex financial cases in the country. Our attorneys have tried more than 230 cases to verdict or award and have won or saved hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients.

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Reputation in a court far from home

Courts are gradually clarifying the law governing internet interactions. For Minnesota residents, three cases including one recent Court of Appeals decision provide guidance concerning where defamation lawsuits based on internet statements can be brought. Article by attorney Joseph Pull.

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