Tara Sutton Selected to Minnesota Lawyer’s Inaugural Top Women in Law List

September 7, 2023

Minneapolis Lawyer Tara Sutton

Robins Kaplan LLP is pleased to announce that Tara Sutton has been named to Minnesota Lawyer’s inaugural Top Women in Law class, celebrating the outstanding achievements of women in the legal community in Minnesota. According to Minnesota Lawyer, honorees were selected based on the core principles of leadership, professionalism, accomplishment, and passion for making a difference.

Sutton is chair of the firm’s Mass Tort Group and a member of the Executive Board. Most recently, she served as lead trial counsel for the State of Minnesota in its lawsuit against JUUL and Altria for deceptively marketing e-cigarettes, which settled prior to closing arguments for $61.5 million. She also serves as a lead negotiator on behalf of hundreds of Tribal governments in the Opioid multi-district litigation. To date, opioid-related settlements on behalf of tribes have surpassed $1 billion. 

Sutton has been honored for her leadership skills and professional achievements by numerous organizations. In 2023, she was recognized as a "Leading Practitioner in Products Liability" by Chambers USA and named to the “Top 50 Women Super Lawyers” by Minnesota Super Lawyers. She has also been listed in every edition of The Best Lawyers in America and Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Lawyers in America since 2016.

Tara D. Sutton


Chair, National Mass Tort Group

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