Kaleb Rumicho represents public and private companies on transactional and corporate law matters, including domestic and cross-border mergers & acquisitions, corporate restructurings, and other strategic transactions.
Before joining Jones Day, Kaleb served on Minnesota Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan's legal team, where he advised on various legal matters, including the governor's executive orders that kept Minnesotans safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic and the governor's judicial appointments.
Prior to his government service, Kaleb was an associate at a Minneapolis-based international law firm, where he represented clients ranging from emerging companies to established corporations and private equity firms in all aspects of commercial and debt finance transactions, mergers & acquisitions, and general corporate matters.
Kaleb has written articles on hemp farming in the 21st century, blockchain, and cryptocurrencies.
Kaleb also spent five years working in education and politics before entering law school.
- Howard University (J.D. 2017); Gustavus Adolphus College (B.A. 2009)
- Deputy General Counsel & Director of Judicial Appointments, Office of Minnesota Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan (2020-2021); Student Honors Law Clerk, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (2016); Law Clerk, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee (2015); Constituent Advocate, Office of U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (Minnesota) (2012-2014)
Minnesota Lawyer: "Attorney of the Year" (2020) and "Up & Coming Attorney" (2020)
North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association (2017-2019)
- Oromo and Amharic (Ethiopian languages)