3M Deputy GC To Join Barnes & Thornburg

Law360, New York (May 20, 2010, 6:44 PM EDT) -- Barnes & Thornburg LLP has nabbed Thomas A. Boardman, former deputy general counsel at 3M Co., who spent 36 years coordinating mass tort defenses and other legal matters for the St. Paul, Minn.-based conglomerate.

Boardman will start work at Barnes & Thornburg's Minneapolis office on June 1 as a partner in the litigation department, he told Law360 on Thursday.

The former corporate counsel, who also served as vice president and assistant secretary at 3M, oversaw roughly 170 lawyers and support staff and commanded a budget of...
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