Bryna Dahlin, Partner
FLIP is thrilled to announce that Bryna has joined forces with FLIP as a partner. Here is a little background...
Bryna counsels companies in established and emerging industries at all stages of development.
Bryna also oversees litigation and dispute resolution for Flener IP & Business Law clients. She is a highly experienced litigator, zealously advocating for her clients in federal and state courts at both the trial court and appellate levels. Past representations include prominent domestic and foreign food, beverage, pharmaceutical, entertainment, advertising and consumer product companies. She is a member of the Trial Bar for the Northern District of Illinois.
Bryna is also widely known for effectively navigating the cutting-edge legal issues present in the fast-growing cannabis industry. Her clients range from growers, distributors, product manufacturers and ancillary businesses to outside investors and traditional companies impacted by cannabis laws. Bryna also advises on issues of regulatory compliance; risk avoidance; interplay between state and federal law; contracts and licensing; advertising and product packaging; and intellectual property.
Clients praise Bryna’s effective communication skills, cultural understanding, and proven ability to get outstanding results. Bryna was recognized for her legal acumen in 2013 by the National Law Journal, which named her as one of Chicago’s “40 Under 40,” and she has been named an Illinois “Super Lawyer” or “Rising Star” since 2010. In the spring of 2016, she taught Illinois’ first cannabis law course at Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Bryna was previously a partner at a prominent international law firm, where she handled high-stakes litigation for Fortune 500 companies. Bryna received her B.S. in Journalism (1997) and her J.D., magna cum laude (2000), from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is licensed to practice in Illinois.