Maslon is pleased to announce the addition of attorneys Nathaniel Ajouri, Anna Barton, Clayton Carlson, Jeremy Krahn to the law firm's Litigation Group, and Max Schramm to the firm's Corporate & Securities and Technology, IP & Media Groups. Each will further strengthen Maslon's capabilities in key areas of practice for our clients.
Ajouri assists organizations and individuals with general commercial litigation matters, with particular focus on intellectual property disputes. Ajouri received his law degree, summa cum laude, from Mitchell Hamline School of Law. While at law school, he completed more than 150 volunteer hours with the Minnesota Justice Foundation and was a published author with the Cybaris Intellectual Property Law Review. He also interned for the Honorable Edward T. Wahl of the Hennepin County District Court during his last semester of law school. Ajouri earned his bachelor's degree in Psychology and Music Technology from Keele University in Staffordshire, UK.
Barton advises clients on general commercial litigation matters, concentrating her practice on employment, insurance coverage, and tort & product liability cases. Barton 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. She was involved 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, Barton served as judicial extern to the Honorable John R. Tunheim of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. Barton received her bachelor's degree, magna cum laude, from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Carlson assists clients with their general business litigation needs, working primarily on real estate, tort, and product liability matters. Carlson received his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School, where he served as a staff member and managing editor of the Minnesota Law Review. Carlson spent his last semester as judicial extern to the Honorable Magistrate Judge Tony N. Leung at the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. He earned his bachelor's degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. (View Full Bio.)
Krahn is a business litigator concentrating on general commercial matters. Before joining Maslon, Krahn served as a law clerk to the Honorable Matthew E. Johnson at the Minnesota Court of Appeals and taught constitutional law as an adjunct professor at Mitchell Hamline School of Law. Krahn received his law degree, summa cum laude, from Mitchell Hamline School of Law, where he served as Executive Editor of the Mitchell Hamline Law Review, participated in the Mitchell Hamline Fellows Program, and was honored several times with the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for achieving the highest grade in each class. During law school, Krahn also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Magistrate Judge Tony Leung at the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. Krahn received his bachelor's degree in piano performance, with distinction, from St. Olaf College.
Schramm counsels business clients on general corporate and commercial law matters. Prior to becoming a lawyer, he founded and owned a financial planning and investment advising company, gaining valuable experience in client service, leadership, and strategy—all of which informs his work to help clients achieve their business goals. Schramm received his law degree, summa cum laude, from Mitchell Hamline School of Law, where he was honored multiple times with the CALI Excellence for the Future Award, an award given to the highest scoring student in each class. During law school, Schramm was a research assistant to Professor Sharon Sandeen, volunteered in the Business Law Clinic, served as a teaching fellow with the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project, and won a Burton Award for Excellence in Legal Writing (top 5 brief in lawyers program). Schramm earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.