Alina is an attorney in Taft’s Minneapolis office and focuses her practice on representing public and private companies in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, business contracts, and general corporate law. Prior to joining Taft, Alina gained experience in a variety of business transactions and in-house operations through several clerkships and as a corporate and securities attorney with a well-known law firm in Minneapolis.
Alina earned her J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School, where she was a staff member and articles editor for the Minnesota Law Review. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology, summa cum laude, from the University of Minnesota.
Taft Pro Bono Honor Roll Award
(2022 – present)
Honoree, North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association (2022)
All Service Areas
- University of Minnesota Law School (2021)
Minnesota Law Review – Articles Editor
- University of Minnesota (2016)
B.S. – Psychology
summa cum laude
- State - Minnesota
Speeches and Publications
- Speaker, “It’s Been a Privilege: New Rules Create Privilege Risk in Minnesota,” Association of Corporate Counsel CLE Presentation, April 21, 2022.
- Co-Author, “How Dangerous are Youth Sports for the Brain?: A Comprehensive Review of the Evidence,” Berkeley Journal of Entertainment & Sports Law, Jan. 1, 2018.
- Co-Author, “The Limited Effect of Electroencephalography Memory Recognition Evidence on Assessments of Defendant Credibility,” Journal of Law & The Biosciences, Jan. 1, 2017.
- Co-Author, “The Legal Implications of Detecting Alzheimer’s Disease Earlier,” American Medical Association Journal of Ethics, Dec. 1, 2016.
- Habitat for Humanity
- Wills for Heroes
- Twin Cities Diversity in Practice