Fredrikson senior associate Natasha Townes Robinson has been awarded the 2023 National Bar Association (NBA) Women Lawyers Division (WLD) Outstanding Young Lawyer Award. The Outstanding Young Lawyer Award is part of the NBA WLD’s annual achievement awards, which recognizes Black women lawyers who have excelled in their areas of practice and in the judiciary.
Robinson represents individuals and businesses in commercial, regulatory, and white collar criminal matters. She advises clients on health care compliance, fraud and abuse laws, regulatory issues, internal investigations, and professional licensing. Robinson has significant experience in complex administrative litigation. Prior to joining Fredrikson, Robinson worked as an Assistant Attorney General for the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office. As an Assistant Attorney General, she worked in the Public Safety and Health Licensing divisions. Notably, Robinson was a member of the prosecution team that convicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.
The NBA WLD achievement awards were held during the 98th Annual National Bar Association Convention in Minneapolis. This year’s theme was Black Women Lawyers: UNERASABLE!
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