The highly competitive ‘40 Under 40’ awards honor 40 exceptional professionals under the age of 40, who have achieved a substantial level of success in their respective careers. The MSPBJ also examines community-service involvement when reviewing nominations.
Schleuss has ascended rapidly in her career as an attorney at FaegreBD, where she co-leads the firm’s Food & Agribusiness Industry Team comprised of over 150 lawyers across practices and offices. In addition to her leadership role, Schleuss, who specializes in finance law, leads legal teams that handle billions of dollars in deals annually.
Outside of her legal practice, Schleuss has served with an array of non-profit and professional associations throughout Minnesota and nationally and has also provided pro bono legal representation. Furthermore, Schleuss is currently president-elect of Minnesota Women Lawyers.
Schleuss and other ‘40 Under 40’ honorees will be recognized at an evening reception on March 19 in Minneapolis.