Veteran Litigator Jennifer Coates Joins Dorsey’s Minneapolis Office

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 9, 2021--

International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP is pleased to announce that Jennifer Coates has joined the Firm as a Partner in the Commercial Litigation Practice Group in Minneapolis.

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Jennifer Coates has joined Dorsey as a Partner in the Commercial Litigation Practice Group in Minneapolis. (Photo: Dorsey & Whitney LLP)

Ms. Coates has extensive litigation and trial experience representing corporations and government entities in complex civil litigation matters. She has also defended corporations and government entities in commercial litigation, and she has significant trial and appellate experience. In addition, she has extensive regulatory expertise, advising clients on data privacy, enforcement actions, government investigations, and state licensing requirements.

Before joining Dorsey, Ms. Coates was a partner at Bowman Brooke and practiced in that firm’s Minneapolis office. From 2012-2015, she served as an Assistant Attorney General with the Office of the Minnesota Attorney General, representing state and county agencies in civil and administrative matters, and providing oversight to all aspects of government investigations. Ms. Coates represented state regulatory agencies in state and federal courts and regularly advised her clients on data privacy, risk management and compliance, and regulatory matters. She began her career at Gray, Plant, Mooty (now Lathrop GPM) in Minneapolis, where she worked from 2008-2011. Ms. Coates received a B.A. from Amherst College, a M.A. from Brown University and a J.D. from Georgetown University.

“Jennifer brings extensive regulatory expertise, advising clients on data privacy, enforcement actions, government investigations, and state licensing requirements. She is a key addition to the outstanding litigation and appellate capabilities already in Dorsey’s Minneapolis office,” noted Bill Stoeri, Managing Partner of Dorsey & Whitney.

About Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Clients have relied on Dorsey since 1912 as a valued business partner. With locations across the United States and in Canada, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region, Dorsey provides an integrated, proactive approach to its clients' legal and business needs. Dorsey represents a number of the world's most successful companies from a wide range of industries, including leaders in banking & financial institutions, development & infrastructure, energy & natural resources, food, beverage & agribusiness, healthcare, and technology, as well as major non-profit and government entities.

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CONTACT: Jeri Longtin-Kloss

612.492-5315

[email protected]

KEYWORD: MINNESOTA UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: CONSULTING PROFESSIONAL SERVICES LEGAL

SOURCE: Dorsey & Whitney LLP

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