Kimberly Svendsen

Adjunct Faculty; Assistant United States Attorney
J.D., UCLA School of Law
B.F.A., University of North Dakota

Kimberly Svendsen has been an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Minnesota since 2007.  She is a member of the Fraud and Public Corruption Section of the Criminal Division, where she prosecutes investment fraud, tax, and other complex financial crime cases.  Before joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Ms. Svendsen worked as an associate at Irell & Manella, LLP in Los Angeles, California. 

Ms. Svendsen graduated summa cum laude from the University of North Dakota with a B.F.A. in Theatre Arts and from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law.  After graduation, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Stephen V. Wilson of the United States District Court for the Central District of California. 

Spring 2020 Courses

Spring 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
LAWS 858 - 01 White Collar Crime& Compliance - - W - - - - 1805 - 2000 MSL 334

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1805 - 2000


MSL 334

Course Registration Number:

23121 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

2 Credit Hours


Kimberly A. Svendsen, Timothy C. Rank

This course will expose each student to key types of white collar offenses within the context of a focus on ethics and compliance, all through learning how to investigate, prosecute, and defend white collar cases, as well as how to prevent or minimize such cases in any organization. Topics may include conspiracy, mail and wire fraud, bribery and computer and internet fraud, and money laundering. Guest speakers will participate on a regular basis. A critical component of the course will be experiential learning.

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