Barnes & Thornburg Lands Ex-Faegre & Benson Co-Chair

Law360, New York (May 4, 2011, 3:35 PM EDT) -- The former co-chair of Faegre & Benson LLP's emerging companies practice joined Barnes & Thornburg LLP's Minneapolis office as a partner Tuesday, bringing a wealth of corporate finance experience in the renewable energy, medical device and biotechnology industries.

Peter Ekberg said he had not initially planned on leaving Faegre after working there for 14 years, but Barnes & Thornburg's entrepreneurial spirit and its growth in the face of the recession caught his eye.

"They really are encouraging lawyers to act and think like entrepreneurs," Ekberg said....
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