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Environmental Associate (1-5yrs) – Minneapolis, MN

Posted 2 weeks ago

Fredrikson & Byron is the premier Midwest-based law firm working collaboratively to help businesses achieve their goals regionally, nationally, and globally.

We are seeking an associate with 1-5 years of experience to support our growing environmental practice. This associate will assist with research relating to environmental compliance and enforcement matters; drafting environmental provisions in purchase agreements, contracts, and leases; and the management due diligence on environmental matters in M&A and real property transactions for a wide array of commercial, real estate, industrial, and energy-sector clients. Preferred candidates will have environmental transactional experience and substantive familiarity with state and federal environmental laws.

Preferred candidates will have:

–                      1-5 years of related legal experience

–                      Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and writing skills

–                      Strong academic background

–                      J.D. from an ABA-Accredited Law School

–                      Active attorney license in at least one U.S. jurisdiction

Applications will only be accepted online at, and applicants will be asked to submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial law school transcript, and writing sample. For assistance with the application process, or for accommodations, please contact

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Fredrikson & Byron. To best serve our clients, we provide innovative solutions to legal needs by cultivating a diverse workforce. We offer highly competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits in a collaborative work environment. With a reputation as the firm “where law and business meet,” our attorneys and staff bring business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking to operate as business advisors, strategic partners, and legal counselors to our clients. The firm’s 350+ attorneys serve clients through our ten locations around the world: Minneapolis, Saint Paul, and Mankato, MN; Bismarck and Fargo, ND; Ames and Des Moines, IA; Madison, WI; Saltillo, Mexico; and Shanghai, China. Visit for more information.

Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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