University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., High Distinction
- Order of the Coif
Luther College, B.A., Summa Cum Laude
Bar & Court Admissions
- U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
Valerie Herring is a member of the Energy section and practices primarily in the areas of:
- Energy law and litigation
- Utility law
- Administrative law/regulatory compliance
- Renewable energy
- Business litigation
Valerie’s energy practice focuses primarily on energy facility permitting and compliance issues. Valerie has extensive experience with certificate of need and routing proceedings before the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission for high-voltage transmission lines. She also advises clients on regulatory matters involving the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission.
As part of her general litigation practice, Valerie has successfully represented clients in a variety of disputes including contract, tort, personal injury and environmental law claims.
While in law school, she served as an associate editor of the Journal of Transactional Law and Contemporary Problems.
Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
Wisconsin State Bar Association, Member
Minnesota Women Lawyers, Member
- August 26, 2011