Kate Baxter-Kauf

Lockridge Grindal Nauen PLLP

Kate is a partner at Lockridge Grindal Nauen PLLP in Minneapolis, MN, where she represents individuals, consumers, and financial institutions in plaintiffs’ side data breach litigation, in addition to cybersecurity and privacy counseling, and antitrust, consumer, securities, and ERISA class actions. She has litigated on behalf of data breach plaintiffs in federal and state courts across the country, on behalf of governmental entities defending against privacy-related claims, and has particular expertise in the areas of plaintiffs’ side discovery and attorney client privilege disputes. Kate currently serves on numerous court-appointed executive committees in litigation arising from retailer, medical, and information security-based data breaches, and has argued numerous discovery disputes and dispositive motions for class and data breach litigants. She has been recognized as a North Star Lawyer by the Minnesota State Bar Association for her commitment to pro bono work on behalf of indigent criminal defendants, and as a Minnesota Rising Star by Super Lawyers, every year since 2015. In 2018, she was named a Top Lawyer Under 40 by Law360 in the area of Cybersecurity & Privacy.