Overview

Natasha represents individuals and businesses in commercial, regulatory, and white collar criminal matters

Natasha advises clients on health care compliance, fraud and abuse laws, regulatory issues, internal investigations, and professional licensing. Natasha has significant experience in complex administrative litigation.

Prior to joining Fredrikson, Natasha worked as an Assistant Attorney General for the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office. As an Assistant Attorney General, Natasha worked in the Public Safety and Health Licensing divisions. Notably, Natasha was a member of the prosecution team that convicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.

Services

Experience

Litigation

  • Member of team that obtained a settlement of dismissal on behalf of a large medical device manufacturer related to the False Claims Act.
  • Successfully defended the Minnesota Department of Public Safety in support of a revocation of a driver’s license for Driving Under the Influence at the Minnesota Court of Appeals.  Leary v. Commissioner of Public Safety, A18-2009, 2019 WL 3210358 (Minn. Ct. App. July 15, 2019)
  • Member of team that successfully defended the Minnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiner’s revocation of a chiropractor’s license at the Minnesota Court of Appeals.  In the Matter of Alan Joshua Woggon, A19-1280, 2020 WL 2119244 (Minn. Ct. App. May 4, 2020)
  • Member of team that successfully prosecuted Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.

Investigations

  • Co-led an internal investigation of a major health system following allegations of racial discrimination
  • Supervised large investigations on behalf of Minnesota health licensing boards.

Credentials

Education

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 2014
  • The Ohio State University, B.A., 2010, cum laude

Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2018
  • Missouri, 2016
  • United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, 2022

Recognition

  • Public Interest Award, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2014

Civic & Professional

Professional Activities

  • Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers
  • American Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Administrative and Civil Section
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law Children's Legal Rights Journal, Junior Editor, 2012-2013
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law Public Interest Law Reporter, Staff Writer, 2012-2013

News & Insights

Publications & Presentations

“Opposing Viewpoints:  Should Court Systems Allow Foster Children Involvement in Court Proceedings?” Children’s Legal Rights Journal Volume 32, Number 3, Fall 2012

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