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Devona L. Wells



Devona L. Wells
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Devona Wells focuses her practice in the firm's antitrust and business practice groups. She is a summa cum laude graduate of William Mitchell College of Law. In law school, she was an editor for the William Mitchell Law Review and interned with the Honorable Patrick J. Schiltz of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota. Ms. Wells clerked for the Honorable Natalie E. Hudson of the Minnesota Court of Appeals before joining Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P.

Prior to law school, Ms. Wells worked as an award-winning newspaper journalist, reporting on securities fraud, the environment, and the economy.

Representative Cases

  • Kleen Products LLC v. Packaging Corp. of America (N.D. Ill.). Ongoing representation of plaintiffs in complex antitrust class action against manufacturers of containerboard products.
  • Khoday v. Symantec Corp., Case No. 11-cv-180-JRT-TNL (D. Minn.). Ongoing representation of plaintiffs in consumer fraud class action related to purchases of software products.


  • "A Star Is Born: Media Panel," Minnesota Women Lawyers CLE (Jan. 30, 2013)
  • "Special Juvenile Immigration Status," CLE (Apr. 6, 2011)


  • Contributor, 2013 Annual Review of Antitrust Law Developments (American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law)
  • Why Plaintiffs Should Learn to Love the Strong-Inference Standard for Pleading a Securities Fraud Claim-Tellabs, Inc. v. Makor Issues & Rights, Ltd., 36 WM. MITCHELL L. REV. 1364 (2010)

Professional Associations

  • Federal Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers

Community Involvement

  • Advocates for Human Rights


  • William Mitchell College of Law, 2011, summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • 2011, Minnesota

Court Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota