Brian is an experienced business attorney, focusing on high-level transactions. Having formerly served as Director of Securities at the Minnesota Department of Commerce he has deep experience with the intricacies of securities offerings, franchise offerings, and the regulation of investment advisers.
Policy Fellow, University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs
J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School
B.A., English, Colorado College
Admissions & Licenses
Certificate of Commendation “for outstanding performance and invaluable assistance in support of the activities of the Civil Rights Division.” U.S. Department of Justice (2012).
PUBLICATIONS & MEDIA RECOGNITION
Brian Edstrom, Assessing Asylum Claims from Children Born in Violation of China’s One-Child Policy: What the United States Can Learn from Australia, 27, 1 WIS. INT’L L.J. 139 (2009).
Brian Edstrom (contributor), United Nations Working Group on the Use of Mercenaries as a Means of Violating Human Rights and Impeding the Exercise of the Rights of People to Self Determination & The Wisconsin International Law Society, Model Law for the Regulation of Private Military and Security Companies, 26, 4 WIS. INT’L L.J. 1078 (2009).