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Laura Pittner

Partner

Laura is a Partner at GoldenbergLaw. She has been with the firm since 2010 when she joined as a law clerk. Laura represents individuals and families injured by defective medical devices and pharmaceuticals. She also represents victims in auto accident, workers compensation, product liability, chemical exposure, and premises liability claims.

Bar Admissions
& Education

  • University of Wisconsin – Madison
    • Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Women’s Studies.
  • William Mitchell College of Law
    • Juris doctorate, 2012
    • Moot Court: Ruby Vale Moot Court
    • Honors: Cali Award of Excellence in Criminal Law, Trusts and Estates, Misdemeanor Clinic
    • Merit Scholarship Recipient
  • Minnesota State Bar, 2012

Court Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2012
  • United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, 2012
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, Pro Hac Vice.
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, Pro Hac Vice.

Professional Associations
& Memberships

  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Minnesota State Bar Association, American Bar Association – Member
  • American Association for Justice – Member
  • Women Trial Lawyers’ Caucus (AAJ)  Member
  • Minnesota Association for Justice – Member
  • Women for Justice, Minnesota Associate for Justice – Member

Leadership
& Appointments

  • In re Farxiga (Dapagliflozin) Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2776, Plaintiff’s Steering Committee
  • In re: Benicar (Olmesartan) Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2606, Discovery Committee

Awards & Certifications

Honors/Awards

Presentations
& Publications

  • Speaker, Talking Settlement, Tools to Value Your Case, Minnesota Association for Justice, New Lawyers Bootcamp, May 2017
  • Speaker, Updated Firm Pregnancy Leave Policies and Compensation Structures in Minnesota, Women for Justice, Section Meeting, October 2016
  • Speaker, Firm Pregnancy Leave Policies and Compensation Structures in Minnesota, Women for Justice – Minnesota Association for Justice, Summer Convention, August 2016
  • Speaker, Benicar Litigation Overview, Mass Tort Medical School, May 2015
  • Speaker, Federal Preemption- Drugs and Devices, Minnesota Association for Justice, Summer Convention, August 2014
  • The Present State of Federal Preemption Law as Applied to Generic Drug Manufacturers​, published in Minnesota Association for Justice TRIAL Magazine

Pro Bono & Volunteer Activities

  • Volunteer Lawyers’ Network: Assist clients in bankruptcy and housing needs, 2012-present
  • Tubman Foundation, 2013-2015
  • Legal Self-Help Center, 2010
  • Worked with several health organizations in Minnesota to help bring better healthcare coverage to Minnesotans, 2011-2012
  • Transit for Livable Communities: Researched and drafted to help create policy for better transportation options in Minnesota, 2011

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