Kathleen M. Brennan


T | 612-338-2525
F | 612-339-2386


Practice Areas

Utilities Litigation, General Litigation, Liquor Licensing, Appellate Practice, General Counsel

Representative Clients

Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association, many Minnesota municipal utilities, Destination Medical Center Corporation, Washington County Housing and Redevelopment Authority, nation-wide and local restaurants.


State of Minnesota, 1995


University of Minnesota Law School, 1995, J.D.

  • 1994 Charles E. Nadler Award (best overall Law Review staff performance); Minnesota Law Review article editor (1994-1995); Minnesota Law Review staff member (1993-1994); Legal Writing Instructor (1994-1995); Published: Must the Show Go On? Defining When One Party May Call or Compel an Opposing Party's Consultative Expert to Testify, 78 Minn. L. Rev. 1191 (1994).

University of St. Thomas, B.A., summa cum laude
l'Institut d'Etudes Européennes; La Sorbonne; l'Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Study Abroad in Paris, France, 1990-1991)

Professional Memberships/Affiliations

Member, Hennepin County Bar Association
Member, Minnesota State Bar Association

Professional Honors/Awards

Named by Minnesota Super Lawyer as a Rising Star for 2001-2002
Chainlinks Preferred Vendor for liquor licensing work

Personal Information

Interests include community theater, cycling, and volunteering as a lector at church. Kaela is also a Minnesotans for Nebraska member.