Minnesota Department of Commerce Head Rothman Stepping Down to Run for Attorney General


Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman announced his plans to step down after seven years to run for Attorney General in the 2018 election cycle. Governor Mark Dayton appointed Jessica Looman to serve as Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Commerce effective Friday, November 17, 2017. Jessica Looman has served as the Deputy Commissioner for the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry since 2014.

View Governor Dayton's press release in response to the resignation.

If you have questions regarding this announcement or have other Minnesota government-related concerns, please contact Paul Cassidy, Andrew Chelseth, Jeremy Estenson, Suzanna Kennedy or Margaret Reynolds. The Government Solutions team at Stinson Leonard Street provides a complete range of services to clients who need to interact with government at all levels, including businesses, trade associations, nonprofits and citizens' groups.


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