Foley & Mansfield
Foley & Mansfield

Tessa A. Mansfield

Attorney - Minneapolis


Bar Admissions: Minnesota

Practice Groups: Commercial Litigation, Employment Law & Litigation

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


Tessa Mansfield is an attorney in Foley & Mansfield’s Minneapolis office. She practices in the areas of commercial litigation, employment and real estate.

Tessa represents mortgage lenders in foreclosure-related matters. She also has experience defending employers against discrimination and retaliation claims.

During law school, Tessa was a student attorney with the Edina City prosecutor, assisting in misdemeanor cases. Her role included appearing in front of the judge for initial arraignment, discussing options and possible plea deals with pro se defendants, presenting plea deals to the judge, preparing memoranda of law for various motions, and engaging in other research. She also was a staff member on the William Mitchell Law Review.



Four Foley & Mansfield Attorneys Named Minnesota North Star Lawyers for Pro Bono Work

Foley & Mansfield extends our congratulations and appreciation to Minneapolis attorneys Lisa Lamm Bachman, Sarah E. Roeder, Tessa A. Mansfield and Seymour J. Mansfield, recognized as 2015 North Star Lawyers by the Minnesota State Bar Association.


Law360 Ranks Foley & Mansfield Among Top Firms for Female Attorneys

The national defense firm of Foley & Mansfield is pleased to announce it has been ranked 15th on Law360’s 2016 list of the 100 best U.S. law firms for women.


Lamm Bachman Wins in Closely-Held Shareholder Dispute

Foley & Mansfield Minneapolis partner Lisa Lamm Bachman, assisted by attorney Tessa Mansfield, successfully defended our client in this highly convoluted and contentious closely-held shareholder dispute, fraught with false representations and bad faith on the part of the plaintiff.



  • 2015 North Star Pro Bono Lawyer, MSBA


  • Tessa maintains a close connection with Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, including volunteering at occasional clinics and arranging referrals to pro bono attorneys outside of legal aid.
  • Tessa has volunteered for the Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid in the Immigration Law Project, primarily serving immigrant women who were victims of crime and/or domestic violence. She assisted clients in obtaining visas based on their cooperation in the prosecution of crime or under the provisions of the Violence Against Women Act. She also assisted immigrant children in obtaining Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.