Cozen O’Connor: Jacobsen, Cassandra

Cassandra Jacobsen

Associate

Minneapolis

(612) 260-9079

(612) 260-9080

Recent Publication:

What Does Your Minnesota Business Need to do to Comply with Minnesota’s new Wage Theft Law? [HR Headaches Blog]

Starting today, Minnesota has one of the toughest wage theft laws in the country. The civil portions of Minnesota’s new Wage Theft Law, effective July 1, 2019, require employers to take the following additional actions:...

Cassandra is an associate in the firm’s Minneapolis office.

Prior to joining the firm, Cassandra was a judicial extern to the Honorable Magistrate Judge Steven E. Rau, United States District Court. She was also a summer associate in the firm’s Minneapolis office in 2017. Before going to law school, Cassandra was a litigation paralegal.

Cassandra earned her undergraduate degree from Hamline University and her law degree from Mitchell Hamline School of Law. 

News

First Lutheran Church Reaches Settlement with City of Saint Paul in Religious Liberty Suit

February 06, 2019

In the settlement, the city acknowledged that RLUIPA is an important and central aspect of its land use decisions and is a primary consideration in processing and responding to land use applications made to the city.

Federal judge blocks St. Paul from imposing conditions on church-based homeless shelter

July 03, 2018

Evan Berquist, an associate in Cozen O’Connor’s Corporate Practice, is quoted in the Star Tribune on a federal judge’s ruling to block the city of St. Paul from enforcing restrictions on a church-based homeless drop-in center.

Publications

What Does Your Minnesota Business Need to do to Comply with Minnesota’s new Wage Theft Law? [HR Headaches Blog]

July 01, 2019

Starting today, Minnesota has one of the toughest wage theft laws in the country. The civil portions of Minnesota’s new Wage Theft Law, effective July 1, 2019, require employers to take the following additional actions:...

Georgia Supreme Court Spares Insurance Company from a $5.3 Million Bad-Faith Verdict [Avoiding Insurance Bad Faith Blog]

March 20, 2019

Last week, the Georgia Supreme Court confirmed that an insurance carrier’s duty to settle a claim against its policyholder arises only after an injured claimant presents a “valid offer” to settle within policy limits. In First Acceptance Insurance Company of Georgia v. Hughes,[1] the Court found...

Education

  • Mitchell Hamline School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2018
  • Hamline University, B.A., 2011
  • Minnesota
  • Minnesota Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court - District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of International Trade

Federal Bar Association 

Minnesota Bar Association

Hennepin County Bar Association

Minnesota Women Lawyers