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Minnesota Lawyer names 2020 In-House Counsel award honorees

On April 17, Minnesota Lawyer will recognize our colleagues who work in house in both the public and private sectors. Honorees will be feted at a breakfast, networking and awards event at the American Swedish Institute. This second annual class of 21 is divided into categories, as follows:

Healthcare organization

Trudi Trysla

Senior vice president and chief legal counsel

Fairview Health Services


Kay Tuveson

Senior counsel


Lifetime Achievement

James L. Chosy

Senior Executive Vice President and general counsel

U.S. Bank


Mary Wawro

Senior vice president and general counsel

Ryan Cos. US Inc.

Nonprofit or government organization

Cameron Boyd

General counsel

Metropolitan Airports Commission


William J. Hardacker

General legal counsel

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community tribal government


Eric Larson

General counsel, assistant city attorney

Saint Paul Port Authority

Private Company with annual revenues over $500 million

Brooke Tassoni

Senior lawyer/litigation practice team lead

Cargill Inc.

Private Company with annual revenues up to $500 million

Frederick Dawe

General counsel

Comtrol Corporation


Alison McElroy

Chief global development officer & chief legal officer

Lift Brands


Dan West

General counsel

Doran Cos.

Public company

Dionne Blake

Senior director, assistant general counsel

Target Corp.


Courtney Enloe

Vice president, associate general counsel, and global head of litigation

3M Co.


Karen Park Gallivan

Executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary

Graco Inc.


Boyd Johnson

General counsel, corporate secretary, chief compliance officer

SPS Commerce Inc.


Stephen Lee

Chief intellectual property counsel

Target Corp.


Sandra Nowak

Chief IP Counsel, Consumer Business Group

3M Co.


Marianne Short

Executive vice president and chief legal officer

UnitedHealth Group


James Watts

Managing Legal Counsel, U.S. Liquids Pipelines



Rising star

Ben Klocke

General counsel

Bridgewater Bank


Amanda Parker Rusin

Senior vice president, general counsel and secretary

Regis Corp.