Mark Briol

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.

Mark Briol has tried more than 100 commercial and securities cases to award or verdict.

At age 19, Mark Briol was an aspiring professional boxer and the Welterweight Champion for the City of Minneapolis. He has run four marathons (the Twin Cities Marathon and Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth, MN twice each). These days he limits his pugilistic and aerobic endeavors to the courtroom.

Mark’s professional achievements include:

  • Named the 2016 Securities Litigation Lawyer of the Year for the Minneapolis Area by Best Lawyers®*†
  • One of the Top 10 Lawyers in Minnesota by Minnesota Super Lawyers© for five years – 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2015 – as published by Minnesota Super Lawyers, Mpls-St. Paul and Twin Cities Business Magazines *‡
  • One of the Top 100 Lawyers in Minnesota by Minnesota Super Lawyers as published by Mpls-St. Paul and Twin Cities Business Magazines for 18 years (every year from 2001-2018)
  • One of the Top 40 Commercial Litigators in Minnesota by Law & Politics Magazine every year from 2001-2010*
  • For inclusion in “The Best Lawyers in America ®” in the practice areas of Bet the Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation,and Litigation – Securities
  • One of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Minnesota by The National Trial Lawyers Association ©
  • One of the Top 100 Litigators in Minnesota by The American Society of Legal Advocates ©
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2007-present
  • Rated AV-Preeminent (the highest possible rating) by Martindale-Hubbell ®


* According to the Minnesota Judicial Branch, as of October 2018, there were more than 25,000 licensed attorneys in Minnesota.

* As of 2010 Minnesota Law & Politics Magazine ceased publication.

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COVER STORY

Attorney Mark Briol went from being the 1973 Welterweight Boxing Champion for the City of Minneapolis to one of the most prominent financial litigators in the nation, as profiled in a front-cover feature in the national Best Lawyers publication.

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1973 GG CHAMPIONSHIPS

Attorney Mark Briol has always been a fighter, as one can see in this filmed 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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Professional Experience

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Guggenberger v. Starkey Laboratories, Inc., No. 16-2021, 2016 WL 7479542 (D. Minn. Dec. 29, 2016)
Paulucci v. Nelson, No. A16-0043, 2016 WL 4162868 (Minn. Ct. App. Aug. 8, 2016)
In the Matter of the Jeno F. Paulucci Revocable Trust Under Agreement dated May 1, 1997 No. A12-1545 (Minn. Ct. App. May 6, 2013)
Nemadji Research Corporation, et al. v. California Reimbursement Enterprises, Inc.,, No. A12-0966 (Minn. Ct. App. March 4, 2013)
Redleaf v. Redleaf, No. A12-0430 (Minn. Ct. App. Oct. 22, 2012)
Gander Mountain Co. v. Lazard Middle Market,LLCet al., No. A11-221 (Minn. Ct. App. Jan. 17, 2012)
Redleaf v. Redleaf , Nos. A11-202 & A11-496 (Minn. Ct. App. Dec. 12, 2011)
Timothy B. Allen v. Burnet Realty LLC, d/b/a Coldwell Banker Burnet, No. A09-1963 (Minn. Supr. Ct. Aug. 3, 2011)
Jebaco Inc. v. Harrah’s Operating Co., Inc.,et al., No. 2011-C-0298 (La. Apr. 1, 2011)
Jebaco, Inc. v. Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc.,, et. al., Docket No. 2010-CA-0872 (La. Ct. App. 4th Cir., January 12, 2011)
Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. v. Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of the City of St. Louis, et al., 2010 U.S. Dist. Lexis 112744 (E.D. Mo. October 22, 2010)
Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. v. Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of the City of St. Louis, 2010 U.S. Dist. Lexis 70919 (E.D. Mo. July 15, 2010)
Madison House Group, L.P. v. Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc., et al., Docket No. A-3171-08T2 (N.J. App. Div., Mar. 15, 2010)
President Riverboat Casino – Missouri, Inc. v. Missouri Gaming Commission, 304 S.W.2d 291 (Mo. App. W.D. Mar. 2, 2010)
Jebaco, Inc. v. Harrah’s Operating Co., Inc., et al., 587 F.3d 314 (5th Cir. Oct. 30, 2009)
Jebaco, Inc. v. Harrah’s Operating Co., Inc., et al., Civil Action No. 06-4175, 2008 WL 638618 (E.D. La. Mar. 5, 2008)
In re Elec. Carbon Prods. Antitrust Litig., MDL No. 1514, Master Civ. No. 03-2182 (JBS), 2007 WL 4571106 (D.N.J. Dec. 27, 2007)
United States ex rel. Bernard v. Casino Magic Corp., 293 F.3d 419 (8th Cir., Sept. 13, 2004)
Barron Bancshares, Inc. v. United States, 366 F.3d 1360, WL 1048197 (Fed. Cir. May 11, 2004)
Onvoy, Inc. vs. SHAL, LLC, 669 N.W.2d 344 (Minn. 2003)
United HealthCare Ins. Co. v. AdvancePCS, 2003 WL 22316555 (D. Minn. Oct. 6, 2003)
James Casazza v. Joseph C. Kiser, 313 F.3d 414 (8th Cir. App. Dec. 10, 2002)
United HealthCare Ins. Co. v. AdvancePCS, 316 F.3d 737 (8th Cir. 2002)
Barron Bancshares Inc. v. United States, 2002 WL 1969635 (Fed. Cl. Ct. 310 2002)
Onvoy, Inc. v. SHAL, LLC, 2002 WL 31371961 (Minn. Ct. App. Oct. 22, 2002)
United States ex rel. Bernard v. Casino Magic Corp., 293 F.3d 419 (8th Cir. 2002)
United HealthCare Ins. Co. v. AdvancePCS, 2002 WL 519720 (D. Minn. Mar. 22, 2002)
United HealthCare Ins. Co. v. AdvancePCS, 2002 WL 432068 (D. Minn. Mar. 18, 2002)
United HealthCare Ins. Co. v. AdvancePCS, 2002 WL 34376796 (D. Minn. Mar. 1, 2002)
Dominium Austin Partners, L.L.C. v. Emerson, 248 F.3d 720 (8th Cir. 2001)
United States 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, 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)
Pineview Overlook, Inc. v. Dual B. Cooper, 1995 WL 673008 (Minn. App. 1995)
In re Piper Funds, Inc. Institutional Government Income Portfolio Litigation, 71 F.3d 298 (8th Cir. 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. Ct. 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 Assocs., 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. Ct. 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)