The MSBA's Antitrust and Consumer Litigation Sections Present
"Lori Swanson Presents Enforcement Activities And Priorities Of The Minnesota Attorney General's Office"
Please join your colleagues from the MSBA Antitrust and Consumer Litigation Sections for an update from the Minnesota Attorney General. Attorney General Swanson will share key information on consumer-protection enforcement activities of her office and will discuss her future enforcement priorities.
Attorney General Lori Swanson, Minnesota Attorney General's Office
Lori Swanson was elected Attorney General of the State of Minnesota in 2006, and reelected in 2010. She is Minnesota’s 29th Attorney General and its first female Attorney General. Attorney General Swanson has been an advocate for Minnesota citizens in such areas as predatory mortgage lending, health care, financial fraud against the elderly, utility rate hikes, consumer protection, public safety, and protecting our natural resources.
Lawyers USA named Lori one of the top ten attorneys in America for 2009. The National Consumer Law Center awarded her the Robert Drinan “Champion of Justice” award for her consumer protection work. In 2009, she was awarded the Pro Patria Award for her support of National Guard and Reserve members. The Drum Major Institute of New York cited Lori’s predatory mortgage lending legislation as one of the ten best public policies in the country in 2007.
From 2003 to 2006, Lori served as Solicitor General for the State of Minnesota. From 1999 to 2002, she served as Deputy Attorney General. Prior to that, Lori was an attorney in private practice.
Lori graduated magna cum laude from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota and with distinction from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
1 hour of Standard CLE credit approved
Event Code: 159936
Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Windows on Minnesota
80 S. Eighth Street, 50th Floor IDS Tower
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Please join us at noon for a plated lunch, followed by the program from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Section Members: $30.00
MSBA Members (But Not Antitrust or Consumer Lit Section Members): $40.00
Non-MSBA Members: $50.00
Teleconferencing is available. Please request instructions when you register or contact Elyse Farnsworth prior to October 7. Instructions will be sent via email on or before October 11.
Refunds will be processed for cancellation requests received in writing on or before noon on the registration deadline. Requests should be directed to the event contact person listed at the bottom of this notice. Cancellation requests received after this time are not eligible for refunds. You may send a colleague in your place if you are unable to join us and the registration deadline has passed.
Requests for an exception to this policy should be directed to Elyse Farnsworth, Section Services Director, by e-mail or at (612) 278-6336