Craig Roen ’87
Adjunct: General Curriculum
Craig Roen ’87 graduated cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School. He has tried and arbitrated numerous cases over his career involving mass tort insurance coverage, employment discrimination, contracts, trade secrets, and product liability, to name a few.
In 2002, Roen was lead trial counsel in the Western MacArthur asbestos insurance coverage case which settled after three months of trial for $975 million. He was also lead trial counsel in the 2005 API asbestos insurance coverage case in which the jury found coverage in favor of his client and awarded $52.5 million in damages.
Roen now focuses on philanthropic work for several nonprofit organizations and is an adjunct professor of law at the University of Minnesota Law School. He has developed for the University of Minnesota Law School a comprehensive course on civil litigation and is the author, along with Sharon Reich Paulsen, of the companion text Civil Litigation: Case Development and Discovery (West Academic, 2016).
Roen received the 2013-2014 Stanley V. Kinyon Adjunct Teacher of the Year Award.