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MINNEAPOLIS - Two U of I alumni, Atul Jain and Graham Widmer, have joined Faegre Baker Daniels LLP's Minneapolis office as associates.

U of I alumnus Atul Jain has joined Faegre Baker Daniels as an associate

Atul Jain is a member of the ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act), benefits and executive compensation group. He earned an LL.M. in taxation with distinction from Georgetown University Law Center in 2013 and a J.D. from Emory University School of Law in 2012. While pursuing his LL.M., Jain served as an extern in the employee benefits practice of an international law firm in Washington, D.C. As a law student, he was an extern for the Coca-Cola Co. in Atlanta, a law clerk for the partnership owning the NBA's Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena, and as an operations intern for the NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves. Jain earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois in 2009.

U of I alumnus Graham Widmer has joined Faegre Baker Daniels as an associate

Graham P. Widmer also practices in the firm’s ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act), benefits and executive compensation group. Before graduating summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2013, he was a summer intern in the legal department of Samsung Heavy Industries in Seoul, Korea. After receiving a bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois in 2007, Widmer taught English as a second language at Igaem School in Busan, Korea, and was a volunteer on environmental projects with AmeriCorps in Reno, Nevada.

Faegre Baker Daniels LLP—a combination of Faegre & Benson and Baker & Daniels on Jan. 1, 2012—offers a full complement of legal services to clients ranging from emerging enterprises to multinational companies. The firm's 750-plus legal and consulting professionals handle the most complex transactional, regulatory and litigation matters throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. With U.S. offices in California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota and Washington, D.C. and international offices in London, Beijing and Shanghai, Faegre Baker Daniels is one of the 75 largest law firms in the United States. FaegreBD Consulting, the firm’s advisory and advocacy division based in Washington, D.C., provides public policy, regulatory and technical services to key sectors of the economy.



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