Young Lawyers

Featured Lawyer: Allyson Petersen

  Allyson Petersen Associate Nilan Johnson Lewis P.A. 1.What is your area of practice? I represent clients in the areas of product liability, commercial litigation, and employment law. I’ve been fortunate enough to gain a variety of experience within these practice groups, including, but not limited to, employment discrimination matters, contract disputes, product liability issues…keep reading

Featured Lawyer: Aleida Ortega Conners

Aleida Ortega Conners Associate Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.  What is your area of practice? My main area of practice is in international and corporate transactions. This includes both domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, with the cross-border component focused on Latin America. I also assist clients in setting up and maintaining operations abroad. Most of…keep reading

Featured lawyer: Angela Porter

Angela Porter Associate Dorsey & Whitney LLP What is your area of practice? I am a commercial litigator, and a primary area of focus in my practice is health litigation.  I also do work in the area of data privacy as part of Dorsey’s Cybersecurity and Privacy team.  My pro bono practice includes asylum, housing,…keep reading

Featured Lawyer: Tessa Mlsna

Tessa Mlsna Associate Littler Mendelson What is your area of practice? I represent and counsel companies on a variety of labor and employment matters, including discrimination, retaliation, and whistleblower disputes, and traditional labor matters. How did you do it? Well, I am not sure I’ve done “it” yet, but I am certainly working towards it…keep reading

Unpacking Bias…..!

In the May issue of the Harvard Business Review (HBR) the focus was on “Making Better Decisions; How to outsmart your biases and broaden your thinking”.  While this issue refers to more than just our biases based on race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and disability, the concepts of bias it addresses are very important to the legal profession. …keep reading