June P. Hoidal

June P. Hoidal

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Zimmerman Reed LLP
 | 1100 IDS Center, 80 South 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: 612-341-0400
Fax: 612-341-0844
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2007, 2015 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Securities Litigation (50%)
Attorney Profile

June is a partner at Zimmerman Reed and Co-Chair of the Public Client & AG practice. June’s practice focuses on representing governmental entities, businesses, and individuals who have experienced losses due to antitrust violations, and consumer and financial fraud.

Highlights of her recent experience include:

- Currently represents the State of Indiana in its investigation of claims related to the manufacturing, distribution, advertisement, dispensing, and marketing of opioid pain killers.

- June was a member of the legal team representing the State of Mississippi in an antitrust case against LCD screen manufacturers. Her work included briefing before the U.S. Supreme Court in Mississippi ex rel. Hood v. AU Optronics, 134 S. Ct. 736 (2014). That case unanimously ruled in favor of Mississippi, finding that the State’s parens patriae action was not removable to federal court as a mass action under the Class Action Fairness Act. She also argued on behalf of the State in opposing defendants’ motions to dismiss.

- June currently represents the State of New Mexico in a case against Visa and MasterCard, alleging violations of state consumer protection and antitrust laws. She argued on behalf of the State in opposing defendants’ partial motion to dismiss. See State ex rel. Balderas v. Visa, Inc., No. D-101-cv-2014-02645 (Santa Fe Cty., First Judicial Dist.) (Order dated 9/21/15).

- In litigation involving the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, June successfully argued against defendants’ motion to dismiss and strike class allegations in Soular v. Northern Tier Energy LP, No. 15-cv-556, 2015 WL 5024786 (D. Minn. Aug. 25, 2015). She also successfully opposed the motion for summary judgment in Lennartson v. Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc., No. C15-5307, 2016 WL 51747 (W.D. Wash. Jan. 5, 2016).

- June was a member of the team representing investors who alleged losses due to Wells Fargo’s securities lending program. The case settled for $62 million, two days before trial was set to commence. 

- June currently represents participants of the U.S. Bancorp Pension Plan as Interim Co-Lead Counsel, alleging violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

Prior to joining the firm, June served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Arthur J. Boylan, Chief Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. She gained substantial experience following law school working at Fulbright & Jaworski in Washington, D.C. and Gray Plant Mooty in Minneapolis, practicing in diverse subject areas including contract disputes, franchise, products liability, insurance, and employment law.

June currently serves on: the Board of Directors for The Fund for Legal Aid; the Advisory Board for the Minnesota Urban Debate League; the Antitrust Council for the Minnesota State Bar Association; and the Publications Committee for the Bench & Bar of Minnesota.

June graduated cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2003, where she was the Lead Managing Editor for the Minnesota Law Review and a member of the Dean’s List. She is admitted to the state courts of Minnesota and the U.S. District Courts for the District of Minnesota. June was selected as a Rising Star of Law in 2007, 2015-2017.

About June Hoidal

Admitted: 2003, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: http://www.zimmreed.com/people/june-hoidal/

Honors/Awards:

  • Selected as a Rising Star in 2007, 2015 - 2017.

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • June currently serves as a board member and as the lead co-chair of the Associates Campaign for The Fund for Legal Aid. She also currently serves as a member of the Advisory Board for the Minnesota Urban Debate League and the Publications Committee for the Bench & Bar of Minnesota. Previously, she served as a Commissioner for the City of Saint Anthony Parks Commission, and a member of the Diversity Committee and the Women in the Legal Profession Committee of the Minnesota State Bar Association. In addition, June volunteered as an assistant debate coach for the Minnesota Urban Debate League and worked pro bono for Legal Assistance of Dakota County, Volunteer Lawyers Network, and The Advocates for Human Rights.
Office Location for June P. Hoidal

1100 IDS Center
80 South 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402

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Last Updated: 1/17/2019

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