Maslon is pleased to announce that Keiko Sugisaka, partner and co-chair of Maslon's Tort & Product Liability Group, was recently elected to serve as a Director of the Federal Bar Association's (FBA) Minnesota Chapter. She will begin her three-year term in this position on September 1, 2018. In addition, Keiko will serve as a member of the Executive Committee and co-chair of the Grants Committee for the 2018-2019 FBA year.
Keiko focuses her practice primarily on product liability, complex business, and intellectual property cases, including consolidated and multi-district litigation. She has broad experience successfully representing clients in federal and state courts nationwide involving product liability defense; patent, trademark, and copyright infringement; director/officer liability; trade secret misappropriation; unfair competition; and commercial disputes. Keiko also has extensive experience in all stages of complex and large-scale discovery and e-discovery issues. At Maslon, she serves as a member of the firm's recruiting committee, chair of its technology committee, co-chair of its diversity committee, and as Maslon's member representative in Twin Cities Diversity in Practice, a nonprofit association comprised of Twin Cities law firms whose vision is to create a vibrant and inclusive legal community.
To read the full list of FBA officers and directors elected May 9, 2018, go to: Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association Leadership For 2018-2019.