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Jeffrey D. Bores


Jeffrey Bores is the managing partner and shareholder at Chestnut Cambronne, where he concentrates his practice on complex class action litigation representing plaintiffs in securities fraud, antitrust, consumer fraud, and data breach litigation. He also practices appellate advocacy, with a special emphasis on representing law enforcement officers’ organizations as amicus curiae before the Minnesota Supreme Court. He has participated in many cases in which Chestnut Cambronne has served as lead counsel in major class action lawsuits, including In re Target Corporation Customer Data Security Breach Litigation, In re Xcel Energy Securities Litigation, In re UnitedHealth Group, Inc. Shareholder Derivative Litigation, and Allianz Life. Jeffrey has also participated on plaintiffs’ executive committees in other class actions cases, including for In re National Hockey League Players’ Concussion Injury Litigation and other data breach cases, and as liaison counsel in securities fraud cases, including In re Tile Shop Holdings, Inc. Securities Litigation.

Jeffrey has been named a Minnesota Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine for several years. Prior to joining the firm, he clerked for the Honorable Doris Ohlsen Huspeni, Judge of the Minnesota Court of Appeals. For over a decade, Jeffrey was an adjunct professor at William Mitchell College of Law, teaching Constitutional Law Powers, Legal Writing and Research, and Appellate Advocacy. He also co-authored The Minnesota Divorce Revolution (2d ed. 1995).

Outside of his law practice, Jeffrey is the owner of and a yoga instructor at taraNa, a yoga studio in Southwest Minneapolis, which he established in 1996. The studio has been named "Best Yoga Studio" by City Pages and Southwest Journal.

Jeffrey is also extensively involved in serving on boards of directors for theatre organizations locally and nationally. He currently is on the board of Playwrights’ Center and is co-chairing that organization’s capital campaign—A Campaign for All Narratives—to build a new home for the organization and expand programming for playwrights. He previously was Chair of the Board of Directors of the Jungle Theater in Minneapolis and has served on other nonprofit arts boards. Jeffrey also serves on the National Council for the American Theatre, a group comprised of the leading trustees from member theatres across the country and guiding Theatre Communication Group’s programs on board governance and development and serving as a “brain trust” for the organization.

Jeffrey enjoys study travel, including leading regular yoga retreats internationally, cooking, and trying to take in at least 80 theater productions a year.