Tessa A. Mansfield
Attorney - Minneapolis
Bar Admissions: Minnesota; U.S. District Court, Minnesota; U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
Practice Groups: Commercial Litigation, Employment Law & Litigation, Real Estate
Education: William Mitchell College of Law, 2014, JD - magna cum laude; University of Minnesota, 2008, B.A., Anthropology
Memberships: Minnesota State Bar Association; American Bar Association; Hennepin County Bar Association; American Immigration Lawyers Association; Minnesota Women Lawyers
Tessa Mansfield is an attorney in Foley & Mansfield’s Minneapolis office. She practices in the areas of commercial litigation, employment and real estate.
Tessa focuses her practice in employment litigation, defending employers against a range of wrongful terminations claims, including gender, age, and disability discrimination, and claims involving the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). She also represents creditors in state, federal, and bankruptcy court litigation and mortgage lenders in foreclosure-related matters.
Tessa has additional experience litigating in a range of practice areas, including small business disputes, contract claims, civil rights actions, and in-house courts. She possesses significant experience and expertise in legal writing, including writing briefs for the Minnesota Court of Appeals, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.
During law school, Tessa was a student attorney with the Edina City prosecutor, assisting in misdemeanor cases. She also was a staff member on the William Mitchell Law Review.
IN THE NEWS
November 20, 2017
Coming Together for a Purpose
The people at Foley believe that having a team of diverse and multifaceted individuals is essential to delivering the highest caliber, results-oriented legal representation to clients.... Consistent with that belief, they have thrown the doors wide to welcome and develop women in all areas of the profession.
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Foley & Mansfield is pleased to announce that Lisa Lamm Bachman, Tessa Mansfield and Wyatt Partridge have been named 2016 North Star Lawyers by The Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA).