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Kent Gregory Harbison, American lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1974, United States District Court Minnesota 1974, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1976, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1977. Leader Boy Scouts American, since 1987. Captain United States Air Force, 1967-1971. Member Minnesota State Bar Association, Hennepin County Bar Association.


Harbison, Kent Gregory was born on December 9, 1944 in Butler, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Willard A. and Betty L. (Jung) Harbison.


Bachelor of Science, Bowling Green University, 1966. Master of Science, Ohio University, 1967. Postgraduate, Oklahoma University, 1970.

Juris Doctor, Cornell University, 1974.


Worked at Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. (Minneapolis, Minnesota) specializing in General Practice, including: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Banking and Commercial, Business Risk Management and Compliance, Corporate Acquisitions and Securities, Creditor Remedies and Bankruptcy, Directors and Officers Services, Environmental, Estate Planning, Probate and Trusts, Executive and Professional Compensation and Employee Benefits, Family Law, Health Care and Hospitals, High Computer Technology, Intellectual Property, International Business, Immigration, Transfer Pricing, Labor and Employment, Business Litigation, Local Government and Education, Advertising Media, Entertainment and Communications, Non-Profit Organizations, Partnerships, Syndications and Tax Shelters, Professional Corporations, Real Estate, Sports Law, Tax and Business Planning. Admitted to the bar, 1974, Minnesota and United States. District Court, District of Minnesota.

1976, Pennsylvania and United States. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit. 1979, United States. Supreme Court.

Omicron Delta Kappa. Adjunct Professor, William Mitchell College of Law, 1981-1982. Special Assistant Attorney General, 1974-1979, Assistant Attorney General, 1979-1983 and Chief Deputy Attorney General, 1983-1986, Minnesota. Volunteer Attorney, Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, 1978-1986.

President, Loan Repayment Assistance Program. Member: Hennepin County and Minnesota State Bar Associations. Military: Captain, USAF, 1967-1971 Chairperson of Litigation Department.

Fredrikson & Byron's International Business Group is experienced in handling a broad spectrum of international business matters, advising United States. and non-United States. clients on choice of jurisdiction in which to organize, do business and locate facilities, financings, mergers, acquisitions, banking, United States. and non-United States. investments, real estate, patents, trademarks and copyrights, marketing, distribution and sales contracts, licensing agreements, immigration, legal compliance, corporate governance, and a variety of tax matters including transfer pricing and multi-jurisdictional tax issues.


Leader Boy Scouts American, since 1987. Captain United States Air Force, 1967-1971. Member Minnesota State Bar Association, Hennepin County Bar Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: basketball, tennis, skiing, scuba diving.


Married Judith A. Harbison, December 30, 1967. 1 child, Justin E.