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THOMAS E. BROWN is a partner with Gimbel Reilly Guerin & Brown LLP. His practice of law includes criminal law, products liability, white collar federal and state defense, and complex civil litigation. Mr. Brown served in the Milwaukee Public Defender's Office from 1974 to 1978, where he worked as an assistant U.S. attorney in the Eastern District of Wisconsin. He has served the legal community as the former chairman of the Criminal Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin and was accepted as a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Brown is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Bar Association, the Seventh Circuit Bar Association, the Wisconsin Association of Trial Lawyers and the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He earned his B.A. degree from Marquette University and his J.D. degree from Marquette University Law School.
JOSEPH L. DALY is professor emeritus at Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. He co-taught litigation practice with Mark J. Karon for two decades. Mr. Daly was a Fulbright Scholar in alternative dispute resolution at the University of Montevideo, Uruguay. He is an arbitrator/mediator for the United States Mediation and Conciliation Service, American Arbitration Association, Minnesota Bureau of Mediation Services, and a number of other states (labor, employment, commercial, insurance and international). Mr. Daly lectured on litigation skills, international commercial arbitration and alternative dispute resolution in Uruguay, Argentina, Poland, Philippines, Hungary, Albania, Vietnam, France, United Kingdom, and China. He is a former partner and trial lawyer in a Minneapolis, Minnesota law firm. Mr. Daly is also a former director of the Employment Discrimination Legal Clinic at Hamline University School of Law. He is an author of many articles on the practice of law and the practice of arbitration.
MARK J. KARON is the director of the University of Minnesota Student Legal Service, where he has experience in trial and legal counseling in consumer affairs, domestic relations, landlord-tenant, criminal defense, civil litigation and administrative law. He is responsible for non-litigation matters, including development, administration and implementation of co-curricular and law-related educational programs. Mr. Karon previously taught and was an assistant professor of litigation practice and private practice practicum at Hamline University School of Law. He is an adjunct professor at Mitchell-Hamline, where he teaches pretrial practice. Mr. Karon currently teaches in the legal studies program at Hamline University, where he has taught legal research and writing, torts, civil litigation and trial practice, evidence, and product liability law. He earned his B.S. degree, with high distinction, from the University of Minnesota and his J.D. degree from California Western School of Law. Mr. Karon is a member of the Hennepin County, Ramsey County, the Minnesota State and the American (member, Litigation and Family Law Section) bar associations; the State Bar of California; the Minnesota Association of Justice; the American Association of Justice; and the National Legal Aid and Defenders Association.
DANIEL R. SHULMAN is a principal in the law firm of Gray Plant Mooty in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is a trial lawyer, who has been trying cases since 1970. He has been chief counsel in antitrust litigation involving major industries in a variety of cases ranging from data storage, media, food, oil and gasoline, airlines, consumer electronics, medical electronics, health care, thoroughbred horses, and many other areas. Mr. Shulman has also been counsel in trademark and patent infringement actions, and has an active pro bono civil rights practice. He continues to write and lecture extensively. Mr. Shulman has been the chair of the Sedona Conference antitrust law program every year since its inception in 1998. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers; the International Academy of Trial Lawyers; the Litigation Counsel of America, Trial Lawyer Honorary Society; and the Nation’s Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel. Mr. Shulman has been listed in The Best Lawyers in AmericaÂ®, 1993-2017; listed as a Minnesota Super LawyerÂ© by Thomson/Reuters, 2006-2017; and listed in The International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists, U.S. Plaintiff, 2014. He earned his undergraduate degree, with honors, from Harvard University; his master's degree from Yale University; and his Juris Doctorate degree, cum laude, from Harvard Law School.