Kathryn Bergstrom

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Katie Bergstrom has spent her entire career practicing litigation in a wide variety of subject matters including financial services, health and human services, real estate, construction, covenants not to compete, breach of contract, uniform commercial code, professional licensing, responding to state and federal government investigations, internal and compliance investigations, and white collar defense. Katie represents clients in state and federal courts around the country, before state and federal agencies, before state licensing boards, in arbitrations, and in all types of alternative dispute resolution processes.


  • Conducted an internal investigation for a care facility where narcotic drugs had been stolen by an employee
  • Defended a care facility in a federal qui tam case brought under the False Claims Act, alleging false claims to Medicare
  • Led fact investigation for the Joint Legislative Committee in the investigation of the I35-W bridge collapse, culminating in an 84-page report
  • Conducted an internal investigation of allegations in a partially unsealed qui tam complaint filed against a client, culminating in a position paper to the U.S. Department of Justice
  • Conducted an internal investigation for a client of an employee's compliance complaint of accounting malfeasance
  • Assisted numerous clients in response to civil investigative demands issued by the Minnesota Attorney General's office
  • Assisted clients with response to grand jury subpoenas issued by the U.S. Attorneys' office
  • Commenced suit on behalf of a bank involved in a $35 million loan participation against a former lead bank in the participation
  • Commenced suit on behalf of a client in federal court in Miami to recover $1.2 million seized by the U.S. government in a raid against a third party

Representative Cases

  • Kraus-Anderson Constr. Co. v. Superior Vista LLC, No. A09-1530, 2010 WL 2650481 (Minn. Ct. App. July 06, 2010)
  • Equity Trust Co. Custodian FBO Heather Eisenmenger IRA v. Cole, 766 N.W.2d 334 (Minn. Ct. App. 2009)
  • Triffin v. Travelers Express Company, Inc., 270 N.J.Super. 299, 851 A.2d 667 (N.J. 2004)
  • In the Matter of the Welfare of J.R., Jr. and A.I.R., 655 N.W. 2d 1 (Minn. 2003)
  • Minnesota Central Railroad Co. v. MCI Telecommunications Corporation, 595 N.W.2d 33 (Minn. App. 1999)
  • Rogers v. Moore, 603 N.W.2d 650 (Minn. 1999)
  • Eid v. Hodson, 542 N.W.2d 402 (Minn. App. 1996)
  • First State Bank of Floodwood v. Jubie, 886 F. Supp. 1482 (D. Minn. 1995)
  • Eid v. Hodson, 521 N.W.2d 862 (Minn. App. 1994)
  • In re: Hennepin County 1986 Recycling Bond Litigation, 517 N.W. 2d 63 (Minn. App. 1994)
  • Oberstar v. F.D.I.C., 987 F.2d 292 (8th Cir. 1993)
  • In re: Estate of Sangren, 504 N.W.2d 786 (Minn. App. 1993)
  • Information Exchange Systems, Inc. v. First Bank Nat. Ass’n, 1992 WL 494607 (D. Minn. 1992)
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