HCBA Past-President Kim Lowe, Todd Taylor and 4 others found Avisen Legal, P.A.

03/08/18 04:57 PM EST

HCBA Past-President Kim Lowe, Todd Taylor and 4 others found Avisen Legal, P.A.

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MINNEAPOLIS, March 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hennepin County Bar Association past President Kim Lowe and Todd Taylor, both formerly of Fredrikson & Byron and 4 others founded Avisen Legal, P.A., a business law firm offering sophisticated legal advice and counsel to businesses and entrepreneurs.  Taylor serves as Avisen's CEO while Lowe serves as CFO and COO.  Avisen, pronounced like horizon, means adviser in Old French. 

Avisen Legal, P.A. team.

Prior to co-founding Avisen, Lowe was with the JUX Law Firm, a shareholder at Fredrikson (where she spent 13 years), Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly (now Fox Rothchild) and Doherty Rumble & Butler (closed 1999).  Prior to co-founding Avisen, Taylor was with Lowe at JUX. For ten years prior to joining JUX, Taylor was a shareholder at Fredrikson.  Prior to Fredrikson, Todd was at Rider Bennet Egan and Arundel, LLP, Larkin Hoffman and a solo lawyer.

Lowe and Taylor are joined by Bill Egan, a 30 plus year executive compensation and employment attorney, formerly of Oppenheimer, William J. Egan, PLC and Rider Bennet Egan and Arundel, LLP; Larry Fox, a seasoned business, startup and technology attorney who was General Counsel of NatureWorks, LLC (formerly Cargill Dow), a senior attorney in Intel's new business initiatives group, and a lawyer with Covington & Burling in Washington DC; John Saunders, an experienced real estate and business law attorney who was in-house prior to joining JUX in January of 2016; and Brian Edstrom, the Director of the Securities Division of the Minnesota Department of Commerce prior to joining.

According to Egan, "Avisen Legal brings together the power of highly trained lawyers for the benefit of business clients who want sophisticated and responsive legal services delivered directly by senior level lawyers.  As a business law boutique, Avisen Legal brings a team of highly capable transactional and C-Suite lawyers who can deliver high-quality, efficiency and value without the overhead associated with a large full-service law firm."

Taylor further commented that, "starting Avisen has been an eye-opening experience.  We are all better lawyers who can better understand our entrepreneur clients now that we have rolled up our sleeves and started a business from the ground up.  Now that we are entrepreneurs ourselves, we can flavor our practical legal advice with a dose of empathy." 

Additional information about Avisen Legal, Lowe, Taylor and the other founders of Avisen Legal can be found at http://www.avisenlegal.com/

Kim Lowe


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