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. He 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.
Named the 2016 Securities Litigation Lawyer of the Year for the Minneapolis Area by Best Lawyers®*†
American Institute of Trial Lawyers 2020 Litigator of the Year, Personal Injury Law Section
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 19 years (every year from 2001-2019)
National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney 2020
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 ©
2019 Recipient— America's Top 100 Bet-the-Company Litigators®
Best Lawyers in America, 2007-present
Rated AV-Preeminent (the highest possible rating) by Martindale-Hubbell ®
Rated Judicial AV-Preeminent for Legal Ability and Ethical Standards (the highest possible rating) by Martindale-Hubbell, Judicial Edition ®