Katherine L. MacKinnon

 

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Katherine MacKinnon
Lead Attorney and Founder
Email: katemackinnon-atty@msn.com    |    Phone: 952-915-9215

Admitted to practice    

  • Minnesota, 1985
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 1990

Awards    

Education

  • Northwestern University, School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1985
  • Carleton College, B.A., summa cum laude, with distinction in English, 1982
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Professional memberships

  • Appellate Practice Committee, Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Minnesota National Employment Lawyers Association

Professional Activities

  • 2009-Present — Board of Directors, Minnesota Supreme Court Historical Society
  • 2000-Present — Appellate Practice Committee, Minnesota State Bar Association, Minneapolis, MN.
  • 1999-2011 — Hennepin County Bar Foundation, Minneapolis, MN.
  • 1997-2000 — Hennepin County Bench and Bar Committee, Minneapolis, MN.
  • 1985-Present — Member, Hennepin County Bar Association, Minneapolis, MN.
  • 1985-Present — Member, Minnesota State Bar Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Reported cases

  • Larson v. Northwestern Mut. Life Ins. Co., 855 N.W.2d 293 (Minn. 2014)
  • Lanpher v. Metro. Life Ins. Co., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 137451 (D. Minn. Sept. 29, 2014)
  • White v. City of Elk River, 840 N.W.2d 43 (Minn. 2013)
  • Gordon v. Nw. Airlines, Inc. Long-Term Disability Income Plan, 606 F. Supp. 2d 1017 (D. Minn. 2009)
  • Doe v. Department of Veterans Affairs, 519 F.3d 456 (8th Cir. 2008)
  • Jenkins v. American Express Financial Corp., 721 N.W.2d 286 (Minn. 2006)
  • Alliant Techsystems, Inc. v. Marks, 465 F.3d 864 (8th Cir. 2006)
  • Abram v. Cargill, Inc., 395 F.3d 882 (8th Cir. 2005)
  • Hayes v. KMart, Corp., 665 N.W.2d 550 (Minn. Ct. App. 2003)
  • Wolfe v. 3M, 176 F. Supp. 2d 911 (D. Minn. 2001)
  • Webb v. AE&E, 617 N.W. 2d 67 (Minn. 2000)

Biography    

  • Mentor for St. Thomas School of Law Mentorship Program 2001-present
  • Adjunct Instructor, University of Minnesota Law School, 1996–2003

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