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Laura A. Farley

Associatelfarley@nka.com

Overview

As a member of the firm’s individual rights litigation team, Laura is dedicated to protecting the rights of current and former employees who face a wide-range of employment-related issues, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, minority shareholder, and contract disputes. She works hard to advocate for her clients and to deliver in-depth, efficient representation that enables clients to obtain the best possible resolutions in their cases.

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Biography

Prior to joining Nichols Kaster, Laura worked as an associate for a Minneapolis litigation firm, focusing on minority shareholder, employment, and contract disputes. During law school, Laura was on the Executive Board of the Minnesota Law Review, the board of the Women’s Legal Student Association, and volunteered with the Advocates for Human Rights. Prior to attending law school, Laura worked for a Fortune 100 company in business-to-business sales supporting operations and logistics in small businesses.

Admissions & Education

  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court - Minnesota
  • J.D., University of Minnesota Law School
  • B.A., University of St. Thomas, magna cum laude

Speaking Engagements & Publications

  • Note, “Knowledge Is Power: How Implementing Affirmative Disclosures Under the JOBS Act Could Promote and Protect Benefit Corporations and Their Investors,” (2015, Vol. 99 at 1507).

Titles, Awards, & Memberships

  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers