About Me

If you have a question or would like to discuss the human resources or employment law challenges that you or your company are facing, I would love to hear from you.

Litigating Employment and Other Business Disputes.

I am a partner at Redstone Law Firm, where I am the team lead of the Employment Law practice group and a member of the firm’s Litigation practice group. I represent clients on a wide range of commercial litigation matters, focusing primarily on employment and other business disputes.

Primary Practice Areas

Employment Law

Labor Law

Civil Litigation

Business & Commercial Litigation


University of South Dakota, Knudson School of Law (J.D. with Sterling Honors)

University of South Dakota (B.A., Summa Cum Laude) (2002-2006)


I grew up in Rock Rapids, Iowa, and then attended the University of South Dakota for both my undergraduate and law school studies. Following law school, and before entering private practice, I had the great privilege to work as a law clerk for the Honorable Glen A. Severson of the Supreme Court of South Dakota. As a law clerk, I reviewed hundreds of briefs, heard dozens of oral arguments, and assisted the Court in preparing for oral arguments and researching and writing decisions. 

I have worked in private practice in Sioux Falls for more than ten years.  In those ten years, I have handled a wide variety of commercial litigation matters, including labor and employment law disputes and other business disputes.  In the employment-law realm, I have experience both bringing and defending employment-related claims, giving me the unique ability to understand and anticipate dynamics on both sides of these cases.  I also enjoy helping my business clients proactively protect their businesses and ensure the well-being of their employees by updating employee handbooks and policies, offering employee training, or providing guidance on difficult employment situations.  I also have experience conducting internal investigations and working with clients as they navigate the administrative process of bringing or responding to charges of discrimination. In any matter, my priority is to ensure the comfort and confidence of my clients during challenging and emotionally-charged moments.

While I am not working at the office with the Redstone Team, I enjoy spending time with my husband, who is also an attorney, my three children, and my dog. I enjoy running (preferably with my dog), yoga, traveling, cooking, and baking pies.


  • State Bar of South Dakota
    • Practice Rules Revision Committee, CLE Committee (Current Co-Chair)
  • State Bar of Minnesota
  • Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Second Circuit Bar Association (Former President)
  • Second Circuit Women in Law (Former President)
  • South Dakota Trial Lawyers’ Association (Former Editor of the Barrister)
  • South Dakota Defense Lawyers’ Association (Former President)
  • Defense Research Institute (South Dakota Representative)
  • Sioux Empire Society of Human Resource Management
  • Prairie Family Business Association