Hilary Loynes Palazzolo

Professional Profile
As a partner at Larson King, Hilary focuses her practice in the areas of insurance and reinsurance coverage disputes, and business and financial services litigation. She has broad experience representing clients involved in matters venued in state and federal courts and in national and international arbitration forums, and co-authored Arbitration Acts: A Desk Reference - Second Edition, published in 2010. In addition to her legal work, Hilary currently serves on the Board of Directors of Metro Meals on Wheels.

Law School
Hamline University School of Law, magna cum laude, 2008
Hamline Law Review, Symposium Editor 2007-2008, Associate 2006-2007
Jessup International Moot Court
Constance L. Bakken Research Fellow, 2006-2008
Minnesota Justice Foundation

Appalachian State University, cum laude, 2003

AIDA Reinsurance & Insurance Arbitration Society (ARIAS)
American Bar Association
Minnesota State Bar Association
Chrysalis Pro Bono Safety Project Volunteer


Honors & Awards
Presidential Scholarship
Law Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship 

Publications & Seminars
Co-Author: Excess, Surplus Lines, and Reinsurance Law ABA's Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal (Fall 2012)

Co-Author: Swanson v. Brewster: Are the Minnesota Courts Reforming the Tort System? William Mitchell College of Law, Journal of Law and Practice (April 2011)

Co-Author: A New “Must Use” Tool in Litigation? DRI, For the Defense (August 2010)

Co-Author: Are You Able to Disregard “Manifest Disregard” After Hall Street: A Continuing and Twisted Tale IADC Business Litigation Newsletter (November 2009)

Co-Author: Arbitration Acts: A Desk Reference - Second Edition (2010)

Co-Author: Commercial Litigation Committee - Trade Secrets and Non-Compete Clause State-by-State Compendium, Minnesota, Non-Compete (2009)

Co-Author: Navigating Seller's Exception Statutes, FOR THE DEFENSE (February 2009)

Co-Author: Viability of Mandatory Arbitrations: Are Companies Still Allowed to Pick Their Own Poison? 74 IADC 4 (2007)