J.D., 2003, cum laude, Indiana University Mauer School of Law - Bloomington
B.A., Journalism and Behavioral Science & Law, 2000, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Awards & Honors
Minnesota Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2008-2010, 2012-2015
Minnesota Lawyer, Up & Coming Attorney, 2010
Fredrikson & Byron, Pro Bono Associate Volunteer of the Year Award, 2008
Leigh-Erin provides practical advice as she partners with private equity funds and mezzanine lenders on mergers, acquisitions, sales and other strategic transactions to close deals in the most efficient manner possible.
Whether it’s negotiating key deal documents, executing closings, mapping out negotiating strategy or implementing post-transaction transitions, Leigh-Erin helps her clients manage all aspects of an acquisition, sale or investment with a solutions-oriented approach. Leigh-Erin has experience closing transactions in a wide array of industries including industrial manufacturing, automotive, rail, life sciences, energy and oilfield services.
Leigh-Erin also represents clients on private securities offerings and a wide array of general corporate issues that arise in their day-to-day operations. Leigh-Erin Co-Chairs the firm’s Private Equity Group and Associate Hiring Committee and is also a shareholder in Fredrikson & Byron’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group. She is the past Co-Chair of Counsel for Women, Fredrikson’s initiative focused on women in business.
Association for Corporate Growth, Minnesota
Minnesota Women Lawyers
American Bar Association
Minnesota State Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association, former Business and Securities Law Section Co-Chair
Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
Name: Leigh Erin Irons
Law Firm: Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
Address: 200 South Sixth Street Minneapolis MN 55402
Website URL: https://www.fredlaw.com/our_people/leigh-erin_irons/#group_0_23671