Ingrid Bjorklund

ingrid@mendozalawoffice.com

 651-330-8062

Ingrid Bjorklund is Special Counsel to Mendoza Law, serving the firm’s clients across all of its practice areas but with a focus on regulatory affairs, litigation, cybersecurity and data privacy, and identity theft. With over 20 years of experience working with governmental agencies, Ingrid works with clients to develop effective regulatory and legislative strategies on a wide variety of issues. Her experience includes serving in governmental roles at the Minnesota Legislature, Public Utilities Commission, Department of Commerce, Midwest Reliability Organization, and the Office of Administrative Hearings.

 

Ingrid’s experience includes negotiating and preparing a water supply agreement for a biofuels company, preparing a receivership filing involving a non-profit organization, assisting a cable communications company with a right-of-way crossing agreement involving a wind farm, an employment litigation matter for a non-profit organization, and representation of a fitness center in a litigation matter where she secured a temporary injunction and successful settlement for her client.

 

Ingrid possesses strong writing and research skills and is a frequent public speaker. Further, she taught energy law for five semesters at Mitchell Hamline School of Law as an Adjunct Professor.

Practice Areas
  • Legislative Affairs
  • Government Regulation
  • Litigation
  • Non-profit Law
  • Energy Law
  • Cybersecurity and Data Privacy
  • Identity Theft
 
Experience
  • Founded Bjorklund Law, PLLC in 2014

  • Adjunct Professor of Energy Law for Mitchell Hamline School of Law

  • Enforcement Attorney for the Midwest Reliability Organization

  • Rates Analyst for the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission

  • Permit Manager for the Minnesota Department of Commerce

  • Vice President of Government Affairs & Associate General Counsel for Outland Renewable Energy, LLC

  • Private practice with Lindquist & Vennum, LLP (now Ballard Spahr LLP)

  • Lobbyist for business, consumer protection, and environmental interests

Education
  • William Mitchell College of Law (2005)

    • Served on William Mitchell Law Review

  • The George Washington University, M.A. Environmental and Resource Policy (1996)

    • University Fellow and Research Assistant

  • St. Catherine University, B.A. International Relations (1991)

    • Semester abroad in Cameroon

Bar Membership and Activities
  • Minnesota Bar, admitted 2005

  • Minnesota State Bar Association

  • Chair, Public Utilities Law Section 2013-2014

  • Investigator, Minnesota Second District Ethics Committee 2010-2013

  • Supervisor, Ramsey Conservation District Board 1999-2004

  • Member, InfraGard

 

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