Joseph C. Bourne is Senior Counsel with Lockridge Grindal Nauen, where his practice focuses on antitrust and business litigation in federal and state courts in Minnesota and throughout the country. During the past decade in private practice, Joe has litigated antitrust, class action, and other complex civil litigation matters involving the technology, logistics, food product, and healthcare industries, among others.
Before entering private practice, Joe clerked for Judge Francis J. Connolly and then-Chief Judge Edward Toussaint, Jr., at the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Joe graduated magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2009. In law school, he served as an Articles Editor of the Minnesota Law Review and contributed a published Note, Prosecutorial Use of Forensic Science at Trial. He has since authored publications concerning access to justice, the role of pharmacy benefits managers in the healthcare industry, and the timing of class certification in antitrust multidistrict litigation.