Breita Linnell

Breita Linnell



An intellectually rigorous and tenacious advocate, Breita helps clients achieve favorable results in litigation through diligent factual investigation, thorough legal research, and proactive strategic planning.
Breita is an associate in the Costa Mesa office of Dorsey & Whitney and a member of the firm’s Trial Group. Breita represents individuals and businesses at all stages of the litigation process. She has handled financial litigation, breach of contract disputes, business torts, as well as intellectual property disputes.

Education & Admissions

University of Virginia School of Law (J.D., 2011), Articles Editor, Virginia Sports & Entertainment Law Journal

Emory University (B.A., 2007)


  • Minnesota
  • Not admitted in California.
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota


Representative Litigation

Commercial Litigation

  • Class Action Litigation
  • Patent Infringement Litigation

News & Resources

Legal Writings

  • “Access to Justice: The Impact of Federal Courts on Disability Rights,” Dec 2012, The Federal Lawyer

Industries & Practices

  • Class Action Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Electronic Discovery
  • Oil & Gas
  • Securities & Financial Services Litigation & Enforcement


North Star Lawyer

  • MSBA North Star Lawyer, 2012-2014
Breita Linnell