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Tiana Towns

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towns.tiana@dorsey.com

Overview

AS A FORMER COLLEGIATE ATHLETE, TIANA RELIES ON TEAMMWORK, PERSISTENCE, AND A COMPETITIVE MINDSET TO SOLVE OUR CLIENTS’ MOST COMPLEX DISPUTES.

An associate in Dorsey’s Trial Group, Tiana works closely with clients – rather than simply advising them – in all stages of the litigation process to carefully and strategically resolve complex commercial matters.  Tiana works on a wide range of litigation matters, and has a particular knack for solving real estate disputes, intellectual property issues, and trust and estate quarrels in state and federal courts.  Tiana also has experience counseling clients with prosecuting and obtaining U.S. and international trademark and copyright registrations.

Tiana also maintains an active pro bono practice representing indigent criminal defendants in state and federal courts, providing criminal expungement services, and in housing court.

Education & Admissions

Howard University School of Law (J.D., 2014), Bryant Moore Co-Chair, Charles Hamilton Houston National Moot Court Team; Student Attorney, Howard University Trademark and Intellectual Property Clinic

University of California at Riverside (B.A., Psychology/Law and Society, 2010), with Honors

Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota

Industries & Practices

Trademark, Copyright, Advertising & Brand Management
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction & Design
  • Construction Litigation
  • Creative Industries
  • Development & Infrastructure
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Real Estate & Land Use
  • Technology
  • Trademark, Copyright, Advertising & Brand Management
  • Trusts & Estates Litigation

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • International Trademark Association, Member
  • Minnesota State Bar Association Legal Assistance to the Disadvantaged Committee and Subcommittee on the Civil Right to Counsel, Member
  • Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers, Member
  • Minnesota Black Women Lawyers Network , Board Member 

Accolades

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  • MSBA North Star Lawyer, 2014-2018
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