Emily Atmore

Emily Atmore

Emily Atmore is an associate in the firm’s business litigation group. Emily represents a wide variety of clients in all phases of complex commercial litigation in both federal and state court, and in arbitration. Emily’s practice area covers a broad range of industries, including agribusiness, natural resources, renewable energy and technology.

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Minnesota Supreme Court Clarifies The Disproportionate Forfeiture Doctrine

The Minnesota Supreme Court recently clarified the application of the doctrine against disproportionate forfeiture under Minnesota contract law in Capistrant v. Lifetouch Nat’l Sch. Studios, Inc., 916 N.W.2d 23 (Minn. 2018).  Minnesota courts (and other jurisdictions) have long relied on the disproportionate forfeiture doctrine as a way to prevent inequitable penalties in contracts, although the … Continue Reading
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