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Anna  Prakash

Anna Prakash

Nichols Kaster, LLC

Minneapolis, MN, USA


Since joining the law firm of Nichols Kaster, PLLP in 2009, Anna P. Prakash has worked extensively on complex class and collective actions around the country, representing thousands of employees under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and state employment laws, as well as consumers under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act and state consumer protection laws. She has obtained multiple affirmative summary judgment victories for her clients and remains a dedicated and skilled advocate for those who have been victimized by the unfair and illegal practices of companies. Whether she is helping consumers stand up to big business or employees stand up to unscrupulous employers, Anna litigates with her clients’ interests and needs at the forefront and tirelessly fights for their rights. Prior to joining Nichols Kaster in 2009, Anna served as a civil rights attorney for the United States Department of Education in Washington, D.C., and monitored compliance with special education laws for the state of Minnesota.

Education

J.D. Cornell Law School, 2005
B.A. University of Michigan, 2002

Admissions

Minnesota Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
U.S. District Court - Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. District Court – District of Minnesota

Titles / Awards / Memberships

  • Named to the Rising Stars list, Minnesota Super Lawyers, Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine, 2013-2014
  • American Association for Justice
  • Federal Bar Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association - Minnesota Chapter Board Member
  • National Association of Consumer Advocates
  • American Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association - Consumer Litigation Section Member
Practice Areas

Plaintiffs’ Employment Litigation
Plaintiffs’ Consumer Litigation
Class & Collective Actions

Additional information and summary of selected results available online at: http://www.nka.com/lawyer/anna-p-prakash/

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