Laura M. Matson



Environmental Law
Business Litigation
Data Breach Litigation


University of Minnesota Law School


Laura Matson practices in the firm’s environmental, business, and data breach practice groups, representing numerous public entities, businesses, tribal governments, and plaintiffs in complex litigation and transactional matters.

Ms. Matson is a 2014 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School. Ms. Matson also holds a PhD in Geography, Environment, and Society from the University of Minnesota and an MS in Development Studies from the University of London. Her PhD research focused on expansions of American Indian Tribal jurisdiction over resource policy and water regulation. While in law school, Ms. Matson served as Lead Outside Articles Editor for Law & Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice and as a Clinic Director for the Human Rights Litigation and International Legal Advocacy Clinic.

Ms. Matson currently serves as a Council Member for the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Environmental, Natural Resources and Energy Law Section. She teaches a course in International Law at the University of Minnesota Law School and has published in the areas of Tribal and treaty law, environmental law, international law, and resource policy.