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Stephanie A. Chen
Stephanie Chen is an associate in the firm’s business litigation practice, with experience in complex civil litigation in the technology, financial, agriculture, and healthcare industries. She has experience across various stages of the litigation process, from pre-suit evaluations, motions to dismiss, pursuing and defending discovery, to dispositive motions, mediation, and trial and jury strategy. She has represented clients in both state and federal court, including in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, the Northern District of California, and the Eastern District of Virginia. Stephanie maintains an active pro bono practice representing entrepreneurs, artists, and foster care youths, and advocates for diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.
Stephanie is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, where she served on the Editorial Board of the Virginia Law & Business Review and as a Legal Research and Writing teaching assistant.
Represented farmers in an antitrust class action against major peanut shelling companies, helping recover a settlement of approximately $57.75 million for the class. Directly supported court-appointed lead counsel through virtually every aspect of the litigation, including case investigation, briefing for motions and oppositions, depositions, and trial strategy. In re Peanut Farmers Antitrust Litig., No. 2:19-cv-00463 (E.D. Va.) (Prior to joining Robins Kaplan LLP).
Represented siblings in foster care to achieve permanency and adoption under the Indian Child Welfare Act. (Prior to joining Robins Kaplan LLP).
- Named a “Minnesota Rising Star” by Super Lawyers (2022)
- Named a “North Star Lawyer” by the Minnesota State Bar Association for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services (2018-2019)
- Recipient of the Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship (2016)
- Recipient of the University of Virginia School of Law Dean’s Scholarship (2015-2018)
- Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Vice President of Communications
- Twin Cities Diversity in Practice, Emerging Leaders Group Co-Chair
- Minnesota Lawyers for the Arts, Volunteer
- Children’s Law Center, Volunteer
- LegalCORPS, Volunteer
- U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
- University of Virginia School of Law, J.D. (2018); Virginia Law & Business Review (Editorial Board, 2017-2018)
- University of Southern California, B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, Law (2015); magna cum laude
- Minnesota State Bar Association
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Twin Cities Diversity in Practice and Wanton Injustice Legal Detail Annual Meeting (April 2022)
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LGN Leadership in the Law with Hennepin County District Court Chief Judge Toddrick Barnette
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