Dean, Career and Professional Development
Associate Professor of Law
B.A., University of Wisconsin, River Falls
J.D., cum laude, 2010, William Mitchell College of Law
Leanne Fuith is dean of the Career and Professional Development at Mitchell Hamline School of Law. She previously practiced business law, employment law, and commercial and employment litigation at Laurie & Laurie, where she helped clients with matters involving business formation and management, discrimination, sexual harassment, whistleblowing, breach of contract, non-competes, wage and hour violations, unemployment hearings, and other claims. She is admitted to practice in the State of Minnesota.
She is visiting assistant professor at Mitchell Hamline teaching Business Organizations, Deals and Dispute Resolution, The Law and Business Externship, Lawyer as Business Owner, and Transactions and Settlements.
Professor Fuith is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association and Minnesota Women Lawyers and she co-chairs the Ramsey County Bar Association Solo Small Section. She also speaks on topics related to the formation and management of closely held businesses and law firm management and marketing.
Professor Fuith has extensive experience in marketing strategy, corporate communications, and business development and negotiations for publicly and privately held businesses. She continues to work as a freelance writer and marketing consultant and is a board member of the Community Education Advisory Council in her local area. She is involved with the Volunteers Lawyers Network and has experience as a guardian ad litem for Ramsey County.