Adds Two New Attorneys and Paralegal to the Firm’s Robust Team
MINNEAPOLIS — March 31, 2021. Winthrop & Weinstine is pleased to announce the addition of two new Associate attorneys, Olivia Cooper and Devon Holstad, and paralegal Nisha West, to its Business & Commercial Litigation practice.
Olivia M. Cooper focuses her practice on insurance coverage litigation, representing clients in a variety of aspects under all major insurance lines. She has experience in a range of areas of litigation, including sexual harassment/sexual abuse litigation; lost policy identification; historical policy form changes and terms and conditions; primary/excess coverage and allocation issues; insurance fraud; insurance bad faith; and insurance jurisdiction. Olivia earned her J.D. from University of Minnesota Law School, and her B.A. in American Studies, History and Religion, magna cum laude, from St. Olaf College.
Devon C. Holstad practices in complex commercial litigation. He has represented small companies, large corporations, and individuals in multi-million dollar business disputes, including numerous media and entertainment matters as well as bet-the-company shareholder and other corporate disputes. His litigation experience also includes copyright, trademark, and product liability. Devon has represented clients in federal and state courts across the country, including at trial and on appeal. He has also represented multiple international corporations during federal investigations by the DOJ and SEC. Devon earned his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School, and his B.A. in Journalism and Political Science, magna cum laude, from Loyola University Chicago.
Nisha West has been a civil defense litigation paralegal for more than twenty years, and has worked with large international companies and law firms across a variety of practices, including product liability, personal injury, catastrophic loss, and labor and employment. She earned the Certified Electronic Discovery Specialist (CEDS) designation and embraces technology to increase efficiency and meet client expectations.