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Jennifer OlsonJennifer Olson
Jennifer L. Olson
Attorney
60 South Sixth Street
Suite 2700
Minneapolis, MN 55402
P 612.349.5694
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Best & Flanagan litigators are not only strong advocates in the courtroom, but also practical problem solvers when it comes to disputes that can be resolved before litigation even starts.

Jennifer Olson is a results-oriented trial attorney who litigates complex business and commercial disputes. She represents companies and individuals in business lawsuits nationwide. Jennifer has represented clients in matters involving a diverse array of legal issues, including class actions, shareholder disputes, employment claims, contract disputes, business torts, and probate litigation. She develops creative legal strategies inside and outside the courtroom that help her clients achieve their business goals by effectively resolving disputes when possible and preparing for trial when necessary.

Jennifer also provides pro bono legal services with Advocates for Human Rights, representing clients in immigration and asylum matters. She is consistently recognized as a North Star Lawyer by the Minnesota State Bar Association for providing 50 or more annual hours of pro bono service.

She has been recognized as an Up & Coming Attorney by Minnesota Lawyer and as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers.

Experience
  • Defeated motion to dismiss and obtained class certification in consumer fraud class action on behalf of retirees defrauded in an annuity scheme, leading to class settlement approved by district court judge.
  • Won breach of contract damages on behalf of broker-dealer after five-day FINRA arbitration proceeding before panel of three arbitrators.
  • Defended employment discrimination claim in a four-day bench trial, resulting in a complete defense victory.
  • After briefing and argument, won early dismissal of multi-million dollar fraudulent transfer claims.
  • Tried three-day bench trial on behalf of a business owner involved in a shareholder dispute.
  • Arbitrated multi-million dollar commercial contract disputes on behalf of minority shareholders.
  • Won early dismissal of federal False Claims Act lawsuit against medical provider without a hearing and based on the briefing alone.
  • Successfully briefed and argued negligence claims, winning summary judgment order that was affirmed by the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
Related Practices
Education
Boston College Law School, J.D., cum laude
University of Wisconsin - Madison, B.A., with honors in the liberal arts
Admissions
State of Minnesota
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Language(s)
Firm News
Professional Associations
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Board of Directors
Community Associations

Volunteer Lawyers Network, Benefactors Board

Awards & Recognition
  • Up & Coming Attorney, Minnesota Lawyer, 2018
  • Super Lawyers, 2021
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2015-2020
  • North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association
After Hours

In my free time, I enjoy international adventures, backyard dinners with family and friends, and reading almost any novel I can get my hands on.

Jennifer's Team
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