Catherine Ahlin-Halverson
Public Interest Counsel

Catherine Ahlin-Halverson serves as Maslon's Public Interest Counsel. Catherine is working to develop Maslon community initiatives dedicated to the firm’s investment in the rich diversity of the Twin Cities. Catherine also manages aspects of Maslon's award-winning pro bono program and its pro bono litigation, working to address the rising incidence of unmet legal needs among the disadvantaged.

Prior to becoming Public Interest Counsel, Catherine was a partner, practicing in the areas of complex and class action litigation for 16 years. Catherine also served as co-chair of Maslon's Litigation Group from 2011-2013. Catherine is a 2000 graduate of Columbia Law School where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. She graduated cum laude from Smith College in 1996 with a B.A. in music.


 



Selected Experience

Professional Activities

Federal Bar Association
Minnesota State Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association
Minnesota Women Lawyers
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra: past Governing Member
Frank Theatre: past Board Chair

Recognition

North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2016 (North Star Lawyer is a designation that recognizes members who provide 50 hours or more of pro bono legal services in a calendar year.)

Recognized on Minnesota Rising Stars list as part of the Super Lawyers® selection process, 2008-2010, 2012-2014 (Minnesota Rising Stars is a designation given to only 2.5 percent of Minnesota attorneys each year, based on a selection process that includes the recommendation of peers in the legal profession.)

Top Women Attorneys in Minnesota® list, 2012-2015 (The annual edition of the Top Women Attorneys in Minnesota list features attorneys who received the highest point totals in the previous year's Minnesota Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars balloting, research, and blue ribbon review process.)

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Bar Admissions
Minnesota
California, (inactive)
U.S. District Court
  • Minnesota, 2005
  • C.D. California, 2002
  • N.D. California, 2000
  • W.D. Michigan, 2015
Education
Columbia Law School
J.D., 2000
Smith College
B.A., cum laude, 1996
Major: Music
Notable

CATHERINE IS RECOGNIZED AS A 2016 NORTH STAR LAWYER BY THE MINNESOTA STATE BAR ASSOCIATION. SHE WAS ALSO RECOGNIZED ON THE 2014 MINNESOTA RISING STARS LIST AND THE 2015 TOP WOMEN ATTORNEYS IN MINNESOTA LIST BY SUPER LAWYERS®.

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