William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 2014, Summa Cum Laude

University of Minnesota, B.A., 2009

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • Colorado
  • North Dakota
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota


  • Honorable Margaret H. Chutich, Honorable Matthew E. Johnson, Honorable John R. Rodenberg, Minnesota Court of Appeals
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Lauren E. Pockl
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Lauren Pockl is a member of the firm’s Energy section and is licensed in Minnesota, Colorado, and North Dakota. She practices primarily in the areas of:

• Energy law and litigation
• Public utility regulation
• Business litigation

Lauren’s energy practice focuses primarily on advising gas and electric utilities in rate case and other regulatory proceedings before multiple state commissions. Lauren’s work has included representing public utilities in rate case proceedings before the Office of Administrative Hearings and the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission; preparing filings and obtaining regulatory approval of a multitude of a gas- and electric-related matters; obtaining state certificates of need and route permits from public utilities commissions for transmission lines; and counseling clients on various regulatory compliance issues related to energy regulation.

While she focuses her practice primarily on the energy industry, Lauren also represents clients in high-risk asbestos cases.

While in law school, Lauren was a member of the William Mitchell Law Review and was the executive director of the William Mitchell Self-Help Clinic. She was a summer associate at Briggs in 2013 and joined the firm after a clerkship with now-Justice Margaret H. Chutich, Judge Matthew E. Johnson, and Judge John R. Rodenberg at the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

Honors & Awards

  • North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association

Professional Affiliations

Children’s Law Center, Board Member

WATCH, Board Member

Energy Bar Association, Member

Minnesota State Bar Association, Member

Minnesota Women Lawyers, Leadership Council Member

Pro Bono

Ramsey County Mental Health Court, 2015-Present