Anthony Finnell helps clients defend, resolve, prevent and manage product liability issues and litigation as part of a product liability team that has collectively tried hundreds of cases.

Previous Experience

Anthony gained litigation knowledge and legal research and writing experience as a judicial law clerk in the Illinois Appellate Court and the Circuit Court of Cook County. His litigation focus is complemented by transactional and governance experience obtained during a clerkship with the National Collegiate Athletic Association and an internship with Cummins, Inc., where he drafted memoranda on products liability and other legal issues.


Bar Admissions



Illinois Court of Appeals, Hon. Shelvin L.M. Hall, 2016-2017
Cook County Circuit Court, Hon. Carl Walker, 2016-2016


Indiana University Maurer School of Law
J.D. (2015)

Indiana University
B.A. in African American and African Diaspora Studies (2012)

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • The Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association

Civic Activities

  • Phi Beta Sigma — Twin Cities Alumni Chapter


  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2020-21 
  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2018-19
  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law—Highest Grade in Critical Reading and Writing: Family Law
  • Indiana Conference for Legal Education Opportunity — Fellow, 2015

Awards Methodology

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