President, Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
John Koneck is President of Fredrikson & Byron. In 2015, he received the Hennepin County Bar Association’s Pro Bono Publico Distinguished Service Award. John notes that diversity at Fredrikson & Byron is crucial because building diverse teams leads to better outcomes for the clients and communities that Fredrikson serves.
Fredrikson is a founding member of Twin Cities Diversity in Practice and has a minority scholarship program that provides annual tuition program to minority law students at the University of Minnesota. Counsel for Women, the firm’s women attorney-led initiative, supports attorneys through marketing efforts to target women business owners and executives, programming featuring speakers and training, and networking opportunities both inside and outside of the firm.
Joined LCLD 2015
Highlights of LCLD Participation
1L LCLD Scholars Program
2021: Elisabeth Bernabe Aramis Mendez Ayesha Mitha Giselle Webber Victor Jimenez; 2020: Schuyler Troy, Jesse Addo; 2019: Wynter Scott; 2018: Zachary McFarland; 2017: Rochelle Hall
Annual Meeting (2020, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015)
Leadership Summit (2021)
Member: John Koneck
Communications: Kelly Griffith