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Kelly G. Laudon
Of Counsel

Contact

(T) +1.612.217.8921
(F) +1.844.345.3178

Education

  • University of Minnesota (J.D. magna cum laude 2006; Order of the Coif); Rhodes College (B.A. magna cum laude 1999)

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota; U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Eighth, and Eleventh Circuits; and U.S. District Courts for the District of Minnesota and District of Colorado

Clerkships

  • Law Clerk to Chief Judge James M. Rosenbaum, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota (2006-2008)

Kelly Laudon is a trusted advocate and skilled litigator who represents clients in business-to-business and consumer disputes in state and federal courts and in arbitration. Kelly brings significant litigation experience to clients in the food and beverage industry, as well as financial services and technology companies. She litigates complex commercial disputes, including claims for food product mislabeling, unfair trade practices, breach of contract, breach of warranty, and indemnification and advises food industry clients on compliance with federal and state labeling and food safety laws.

Kelly has provided advice and counseling to food manufacturers on product labeling, product claim substantiation, and regulatory compliance for new and existing products. She works closely with company officers, nutritionists, product development teams, and marketing teams to develop regulatory compliant labels and minimize risk in product claims. She also advises clients on recalls and response to distribution of misbranded food products.

In addition, Kelly provides advice and counseling to food manufacturers and distributors on import and export of food products to and from the United States, supplier verification, and compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act. She counsels clients on contractual terms for product purchases and sales to comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act and other applicable laws, represents clients in resolution of disputes with vendors and customers, and advises clients on food safety and food recall issues.

Kelly is president-elect of the Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. She frequently serves as local counsel to out-of-state parties litigating in Minnesota and speaks often on FDA regulations.


Honors & Distinctions

  • Minnesota Super Lawyers (2018), including Rising Star (2013-2017) and Top Women Attorneys in Minnesota Rising Star (2016)

    North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association (2015 and 2017)
Kelly Laudon