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Presenters: Molly B. Hough, Colin S. Seaborg, Brittany Skemp and Sheri L. Stewart
MOLLY B. HOUGH is a civil litigation attorney with the Minneapolis law firm of Bassford Remele, specializing in consumer law defense, commercial litigation, and employment and labor law, and who is motivated by a desire to serve as an advocate both in and outside of the courtroom, coming alongside others and helping them embrace their unique capabilities. In her daily professional life, Ms. Hough acts as a resource and guide for developing businesses as they navigate their responsibility in the world. And in all areas of her life, both as an attorney and passionate leader, she aims to help women embrace their necessary voices and leadership roles in their professional and personal lives, intent on helping make gender equality not just a buzzword but a celebrated fact of our current and future culture. Ms. Hough is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas Law School.
COLIN S. SEABORG is an attorney with Bassford Remele. Mr. Seaborg focuses his practice in the areas of product liability, employment law, commercial litigation, and appellate law. His experience includes defending manufacturers against product defect claims across the United States; defending employers against a variety of wrongful termination and discrimination claims in court and agency proceedings; and representing businesses in connection with contract and other commercial disputes. As part of his experience, Mr. Seaborg has drafted numerous dispositive motions and presented oral argument on a motion to dismiss in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. In addition, he has significant experience representing clients on appeals, both in defending a district court’s decision and appealing a court’s error. Before entering private practice, Mr. Seaborg served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Heidi Schellhas at the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Prior to his clerkship, he graduated summa cum laude from the University of St. Thomas School of Law. During law school, Mr. Seaborg participated in an appellate clinic, as a part of which he drafted briefs and presented oral argument before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and obtained the reversal of a district court’s dismissal of a federal civil rights claim.
BRITTANY SKEMP is an attorney with the Minneapolis law firm of Bassford Remele, where she focuses her practice in the areas of employment law and commercial litigation, and defends businesses and professionals against liability and malpractice claims. Ms. Skemp is experienced in complex litigation and has handled numerous class and collective action cases representing clients across the United States. Her recent experience includes representing hundreds of class members in claims for unpaid wages, defending claims brought under the Minnesota Human Rights Act, and advising employers on the numerous rules and regulations they must follow. Before joining Bassford Remele, she served as a law clerk with the Minnesota Court of Appeals, and as a legal extern with the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota. Ms. Skemp is a magna cum laude graduate of William Mitchell College of Law. She has been selected to the Minnesota Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers.
SHERI L. STEWART is an attorney with the Minneapolis law firm of Bassford Remele. She focuses her practice in employment, consumer law and general liability matters. Ms. Stewart is a member of the Emerging Leaders Group of Twin Cities Diversity in Practice and the Minnesota Black Women Lawyers Network. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School and received her undergraduate degree in philosophy with a minor in African studies from Wellesley College.