Lousene Hoppe is a litigator and criminal defense attorney who represents corporations and individuals accused of health care fraud, financial or tax crimes, and criminal felony and misdemeanor cases at the state and federal levels. As Fredrikson & Byron’s general counsel in Minneapolis, Hoppe advises lawyers on professional responsibility and ethics matters. She is one of the first female attorneys to join the Minnesota Chapter of Firm Counsel Connection, a group composed of general counsel of the Twin Cities’ top 25 law firms. Hoppe leads the firm’s pro bono team. She is also president of the National LGBTQ+ Bar Association board of directors.