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    Education
    • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D., 2010, Thomas M. Cooley Law Review, Dean’s List
    • University of St. Thomas, B.A., 2005, Philosophy
    Bar Admissions
    • Minnesota, 2010
    • United States District Court Minnesota
    • United States Court of Appeals  Eighth Circuit
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    Kristine A. Warnke
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    kwarnke@thompsoncoe.com
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    Saint Paul
    408 St. Peter Street, Suite 510
    The Historic Hamm Building
    Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102
    651-389-5016 direct  |  651-389-5099 fax
    Assistant:
    Jody Buesing
    651-389-5012  direct
    jbuesing@thompsoncoe.com
    Overview

    Kristine A. Warnke’s practice primarily focuses on assisting clients with discovery in mass and toxic tort litigation, including written and oral discovery, document collection and review, product investigation, and electronic document productions.  She works closely with the national discovery counsel for a Fortune 100 company, and currently manages a National Discovery Team involved in mass tort litigation concerning hundreds of products and the management of hundreds of cases. She has extensive experience with document review and document review related software, and has participated in large reviews for a variety of complex cases including construction disputes, will contests, antitrust and corporate governance.  

    Representative Experience
    • Represents a Fortune 100 company in complex toxic tort litigation nationwide, focusing on discovery. 
    • Advised clients on discovery rules and e-discovery requirements, including document retention policies, document management, litigation holds, privilege logs, and confidentiality agreements and protective orders.
    • Advised clients on rules of civil procedure and case law concerning discovery and discovery responses, including changes to the federal rules of civil procedure related to discovery and issues presented by these changes. 
    • Participated in large document reviews and productions, including the creation of document review coding protocols and new productions. 
    Professional and Community Activities
    • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association
    • Member, Hennepin County Bar Association
    • Member, Minnesota Women Lawyers