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Henson & Efron Hires Associate Jillian M. Pearson To Business Litigation Group

March 7, 2013

Minneapolis law firm Henson & Efron has announced the hiring of associate Jillian M. Pearson. Pearson will join Henson & Efron’s business litigation group, which represents corporations, partnerships, limited liability partnerships and individuals in a wide range of complex civil and commercial litigation matters. Pearson will represent clients in all forums and in all types of cases, including arbitrations, administrative actions, multi-district and multi-state litigation, governmental regulatory, administrative actions, and a variety of state and federal court actions.

Pearson received her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2012 with a concentration in labor and employment law, and a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in English and Sociology from the University of Notre Dame in 2009.

Pearson’s professional experience includes working as a clerk with the Minnesota Disability Law Center, and as a student attorney at the University of Minnesota’s Workers’ Rights Clinic. Pearson has also served as a judicial extern for Minnesota Court of Appeals Judge David Minge and was a member and director of the University of Minnesota’s Maynard Pirsig Moot Court Program.

Currently, Pearson is a member of Minnesota Women Lawyers, Hennepin Country Bar Association, Minnesota State Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Jillian to Henson & Efron’s business litigation group,” said Managing Partner Clark Opdahl. “Jillian’s past experience shows her dedication to the practice and we’re proud to have her as a part of the firm.”