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Judge Jane Maschka

Appointed:

Appointed on April 2, 2024 by Governor Tim Walz. Current term expires January 4, 2027.

Education:

JD, cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1995

Employment:

  • Partner, Faegre Drinker, 2014 - 2024
  • Associate, Faegre Drinker, 2010 - 2014
  • Associate, Nilan Johnson Lewis, 2008 - 2010
  • Associate, WilmerHale, 2005 - 2008
  • Law Clerk, the Honorable R. Lanier Anderson, US Court of Appeals - 11th Circuit, 2004 - 2005

Professional Memberships:

  • Minnesota Federal Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association

Professional Activities

  • YouthLink MN,  Board of Directors, 2019 - 2022
  • Achieve Twin Cities, Graduation Coach, 2014 - 2016
  • St. Thomas Law School, Mentor, 2012 - 2014
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities, Mentor, 2009 - 2010

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers, Litigation - Commercial, 2023 - 2024
  • Best Lawyers, Litigation - Bankruptcy, 2023
  • Great Innocence Project, Pro Bono Champions of the Year, 2023
  • Twin Cities Business, Notable Women in Law, 2022
  • Minnesota Lawyer, The POWER 30: Business Litigation, 2021
  • Faegre Baker Daniels, Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2016, 2019
  • Minnesota Super Lawyers, Rising Star - Business Litigation, 2014 - 2015