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Anna Barton

Associate

3300 Wells Fargo Center, 90 South Seventh Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402-4140

Bar Admissions

Minnesota
U.S. District Court
  • Minnesota

Leadership & Community

  • Maslon UPLIFT: Legal Institute for Teens: Volunteer Coach
  • Minnesota State Bar Association: New Lawyers Section, Treasurer 2022-2023; Secretary 2021-2022
  • The Cowles Center: 2021 Fall Benefit Committee
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Associates' Campaign for Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid: Co-Chair
  • Minnesota Wills for Heroes Program, Minnesota State Bar Association: Past Volunteer
  • Friends of the Mississippi River: Past Volunteer

Overview

Anna Barton advises clients on general commercial litigation matters, concentrating her practice on a wide variety of business disputes involving employment, construction, and insurance coverage cases for individual and business policyholders. In her insurance work, she has advocated for businesses facing a broad range of liabilities and losses, helping them safeguard the benefits to which they are entitled through their policies. In her general business litigation work, Anna focuses on serving corporate clients with a variety of needs, including representing both plaintiffs and defendants on various statutory, contract, and tort claims. Additionally, Anna assists corporations with internal investigations and provides advice related to state and federal compliance issues.

Anna graduated cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School, where she served as a staff member and lead student articles editor of Law & Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice. Anna was active in student activities and held leadership roles, including co-president of the Student Employment and Labor Law Association. During her last semester of law school, Anna served as judicial extern to the Honorable John R. Tunheim of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. Anna received her bachelor's degree, magna cum laude, from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Experience

  • Represents Fortune 100 company pursuing insurance coverage for mass tort/product liability claims relating to PFAS products.
  • Navigators Specialty Insurance Company v. Depomed, Inc. n/k/a/ Assertio Therapeutics, Inc. (N. D. Cal. 2019). Worked on coverage counsel team for opioid manufacturer seeking coverage under life sciences product liability policies for hundreds of opioid lawsuits brought as part of the nationwide opioid litigation.

Honors

North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2019-2021 (North Star Lawyer is a designation that recognizes members who provide 50 hours or more of pro bono legal services in a calendar year.)

Pro Bono Award, for commitment to pro bono service, Maslon LLP, 2022

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