Q&A: Cassie Fortin ’08, Legal Counsel at Volvo Group in Sweden

July 28, 2020

After following a fairly typical career path of corporate law firms and an in-house position in the Twin Cities in her first decade of practice, Cassie Fortin ’08 packed up and moved to Gothenburg, Sweden, where she became legal counsel for Volvo Group Truck Purchasing Legal and Compliance. She says she loves life and working in Sweden, where she’s building a career in the cutting-edge legal area of electromobility, helping to redefine the transportation industry. 

“There are 12 legal counsels on my team in the U.S., France, Sweden, and China,” Fortin says. “I have never been in a more supportive, collaborative environment of lawyers, where truly everyone desires to work together and help one another.”

In a special online extra in Minnesota Law magazine, Fortin reflects on her career path and time at Minnesota Law. (Read article.)

Cassie Fortin ’08
Cassie Fortin ’08, legal counsel for Volvo Group Truck Purchasing Legal and Compliance in Gothenburg, Sweden

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