Vicki Bitner

Vicki J. Bitner


For more than 25 years, Ms. Bitner has represented individual, corporate, non-profit, and government clients in a wide range of litigation matters, including breach of contract, minority shareholder disputes, unfair or deceptive trade practices, rights to intellectual property, and provider reimbursement. She also has significant experience representing clients in litigation over actions taken by state and federal government agencies. Before joining the Briol law firm, Ms. Bitner worked in Washington, D.C., where she practiced with Covington & Burling and served as a special prosecutor with the Office of Independent Counsel. She has appeared in federal and state courts nationwide.

Ms. Bitner joined Briol & Benson in 2000. Her practice concentrates on a wide range of civil matters. These include complex civil and commercial litigation, high asset marital dissolution, and minority shareholder disputes. 

When not working, Ms. Bitner enjoys gardening, photography, and spending time with her family.


  • George Washington University National Law Center J.D., High Honors, 1989
  • University of Minnesota B.A., 1984

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Minnesota Supreme Court
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court – District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court – Minnesota

Judicial Clerkships & Appointments

  • Appointed by the Office of Independent Counsel to serve as a Special Prosecutor in Washington, D.C. 
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Oliver Gasch, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Awarded Order of the Coif
  • Editor-in-Chief, The George Washington Law Review