Erin E. Westbrook

Erin E. Westbrook

Associate

Contact Info

Phone: (612) 225-2946

Primary Office

Minneapolis
33 South Sixth Street
Suite 4750
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Erin E. Westbrook

Associate

Erin Westbrook assists corporate clients as well as closely held and family-owned businesses with matters involving their intellectual property and business disputes. Her experience includes counseling and litigation involving trademarks, patents, copyrights, trade secrets, contract and fiduciary duties. She also advises on intellectual property issues ranging from license agreements and brand strategy to social media use and proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Clients also look to her for advice on compliance with regulations and laws about product claims in their advertising and on websites and social media.

Erin's appreciation for the challenges business face is also influenced by her prior experience as a business consultant and Certified Public Accountant. In her accounting role, she led internal reviews of financial processes, conducted internal and external audits, and designed and implemented new financial processes to reduce risk and maintain compliance with regulations.

Prior to entering private practice, Erin was a law clerk for Chief Judge Matthew E. Johnson of the Minnesota Court of  Appeals.

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Credentials and Accolades

Honors and Awards

Selected as a Rising Star in Business Litigation by Minnesota Super Lawyers, 2016 to present
 
Named to the list of "North Star Lawyers," Minnesota State Bar Association, 2016 to 2018

Memberships and Affiliations

Minnesota State Bar Association

Minnesota Women Lawyers

Hennepin County Bar Association

Education

J.D., University of St. Thomas School of Law, 2012

  • Senior Editor, University of St. Thomas Law Journal
  • President's Scholarship
  •  Quarterfinalist and Runner-Up for Best Brief, Evans Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition
  • Mission Award, Scholarly Engagement and Societal Reform 

B.B.A., University of Notre Dame, 2006

Bar Admissions

Minnesota

Erin Westbrook assists corporate clients as well as closely held and family-owned businesses with matters involving their intellectual property and business disputes. Her experience includes counseling and litigation involving trademarks, patents, copyrights, trade secrets, contract and fiduciary duties. She also advises on intellectual property issues ranging from license agreements and brand strategy to social media use and proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Clients also look to her for advice on compliance with regulations and laws about product claims in their advertising and on websites and social media.

Erin's appreciation for the challenges business face is also influenced by her prior experience as a business consultant and Certified Public Accountant. In her accounting role, she led internal reviews of financial processes, conducted internal and external audits, and designed and implemented new financial processes to reduce risk and maintain compliance with regulations.

Prior to entering private practice, Erin was a law clerk for Chief Judge Matthew E. Johnson of the Minnesota Court of  Appeals.