Jaime Stilson

Jaime Stilson




Jaime’s practice focuses on complex, high-stakes litigation in federal and state courts across the country. Jaime’s experience spans a variety of subjects, including state and federal antitrust cases, complex trust and estates litigation, breach of contract disputes, and shareholder disputes in the closely held business context. While her practice includes a focus on the healthcare industry, Jaime also has significant experience in technology and manufacturing disputes.

Jaime has extensive experience in antitrust litigation under the Sherman Act and analogous state laws, as well as experience representing clients in complex class action cases involving federal securities laws, ERISA, RICO, and consumer protection laws.

Jaime currently co-chairs Dorsey’s commercial litigation practice group. Jaime is also deeply committed to pro bono and community service, maintaining a robust pro bono practice representing clients in immigration matters and acting a volunteer attorney with the Children’s Law Center, as well as serving on several non-profit boards in the Twin Cities community.

Education & Admissions

University of Virginia School of Law (J.D., 2005)

University of Michigan (B.A., 2000), Angell Scholar


  • Illinois
  • Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit


  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Honorable Robert M. Dow


Representative Work

  • Represent pharmacy benefit manager in state attorneys’ general action alleging antitrust claims related to prescription drug pricing.
  • Represent start-up company in breach of contract claims involving complex healthcare-related entities.
  • Represent trustees of charitable trust in cases involving alleged breaches of fiduciary duty.
  • Represented trustee of charitable trust in large complex probate and trust proceedings.
  • Represented large international manufacturer in breach of contract suit involving complex counterclaims, resulting in successful monetary settlement.
  • Represented pharmacy benefit manager in ERISA class action alleging breach of fiduciary duty related to certain high priced drugs; case resolved after class certification denied.
  • Represented healthcare system against antitrust, defamation, and other state law claims raised by a provider, winning case at summary judgment, with affirmance of dismissal aff on appeal.
  • Represented healthcare board in class action brought by physician alleging antitrust violations under Sherman Act in connection with board’s certification practices, with successful dismissal of claims in multiple round of motions to dismiss, with affirmance of dismissal on appeal.
  • Represented healthcare company in defending against class action alleging claims under ERISA, RICO, and other state laws.
  • Represented closely held business, board of directors, and trustees in suit alleging breaches of fiduciary duty, securing dismissal of all breach of fiduciary duty claims at summary judgment.
  • Represented numerous multinational corporations in civil antitrust suits involving price fixing, market allocation, attempted monopolization and tying claims. 
  • Routinely represent clients in variety of antitrust regulatory review matters before the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice.

News & Resources


FTC Prohibits Noncompete Agreements; Business Groups Sue
Increase in HSR Reporting Thresholds and Filing Fees; Other HSR Developments
Back to the Future: 2023 Merger Guidelines Reach into History to Support Enlarged Antitrust Enforcement Agenda
Department of Justice Seeks to Reward Due Diligence and Timely Self-Disclosures in Mergers & Acquisitions Through New Safe Harbor Policy
FTC and DOJ Propose New Merger Guidelines
Increase in HSR Reportability Thresholds and Other HSR Developments
FTC Takes First Step to Make Good on Promise to Curtail Non-Compete Agreements
After Nearly Fifty Years of Dormancy, Criminal Monopolization Charges Have Returned
Increase in HSR Reportability Thresholds and Other HSR Developments
Recent Hart-Scott Rodino Developments
Decrease in HSR Reportability Thresholds and Other HSR Developments
Increase in HSR Reportability Thresholds and Other HSR Developments
Newly Announced Antitrust Division Policy Rewards Effective Compliance Programs
Employers Beware: Recent Developments in Employee No-Poaching Agreements
Increase in HSR Reportability Thresholds and Other HSR Developments
HSR Reminder and Sporting News Update
"Plausibility in the Eye of the Beholder: Circuits Address How to Read Twombly," American Bar Association Antitrust Magazine
Is this Deal Reportable?: HSR Reportability Thresholds Increase
Avoiding the Risk of Criminal Prosecution for HR Professionals: A Deeper Dive on the DOJ/FTC’s Antitrust Guidance
DOJ and FTC Issue Antitrust Guidance for Human Resource Professionals
Ninth Circuit Affirms FTC’s Challenge to Provider Acquisition as Anticompetitive Despite Defense that the Transaction’s Goals Aligned with the Affordable Care Act
"Actavis" Case Analysis: Supreme Court Says Certain Patent Infringement Settlements Could Violate Antitrust Laws

News & Press Mentions

Chambers USA 2024 Recognizes Dorsey Lawyers and Practices
Super Lawyers Recognizes 27 Dorsey Attorneys in Minneapolis
Chambers USA 2023 Recognizes 30 Dorsey Lawyers and 10 Practices in Minneapolis
Chambers USA 2023 Recognizes Dorsey Lawyers and Practices
Chambers USA 2022 Recognizes Dorsey Lawyers and Practices
Dorsey Attorneys Contribute Chapter in Proving Antitrust Damages: Legal and Economic Issue
Dorsey & Whitney Names New Partners

Industries & Practices

  • Antitrust & Competition Law
  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Healthcare Litigation

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Member and Past Chair, Minnesota State Bar Association, Antitrust Section
  • Member, Minnesota Women Lawyers
  • Board President, Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid
  • Board of Directors, Wilderness Inquiry


Chambers USA 2023Chambers 2022Chambers USA 2021

  • Named one of “America’s Leading Business Lawyers” by Chambers USA (Antitrust), 2021-2023
  • Named a Minnesota Super Lawyer by Minnesota Super Lawyers®, 2023

Pro Bono 50 Hours 2022

  • Contributed more than 50 Challenge pro bono hours, 2022 

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  • MSBA North Star Lawyer, 2012-2018 and 2022
Jaime Stilson