Douglas G. Wardlow
300 First Avenue North
- J.D. (cum laude), Georgetown University Law Center, 2004
- B.A. (magna cum laude), Georgetown University, 2001
- District of Columbia
Douglas Wardlow practices in the areas of commercial and real estate litigation, with experience handling contract, business tort, eminent domain, employment, consumer fraud, securities, trade secrets, software, tobacco, and other business and real estate litigation matters. Mr. Wardlow's clients include businesses, business owners, and commercial and residential real-property owners.
Mr. Wardlow is also active in politics and public service. Mr. Wardlow represented his hometown of Eagan in the Minnesota House of Representatives from 2011 through 2012.
Before joining Parker Rosen, Mr. Wardlow practiced international trade litigation at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in Washington D.C. Mr. Wardlow also practiced business litigation at Faegre & Benson LLP in Minneapolis, representing both Minnesota and national companies in a number of contract, real estate, and other litigation matters. Following law school, Mr. Wardlow served for one year as the principal law clerk for Minnesota Supreme Court Justice G. Barry Anderson.
Mr. Wardlow earned his law degree with honors from Georgetown University Law Center. At Georgetown, Mr. Wardlow earned two C.A.L.I. awards for writing the best overall examination in both Constitutional Law and Jurisprudence. In addition, Mr. Wardlow clerked for the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts and volunteered in the offices of Congressmen John Kline and Gil Gutknecht. Mr. Wardlow also spent a summer clerking at the law firm of Lee and Li, Taipei, Taiwan, where he worked on a government-related international construction dispute worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
A student of Chinese language and culture, Mr. Wardlow has spent significant time studying, working and traveling in China and Taiwan. He is proficient in Mandarin Chinese. In addition to receiving a double-minor in Mandarin from Georgetown University, Mr. Wardlow spent a semester studying the language at Beijing University in Beijing, China. During a separate stay at Beijing University, Mr. Wardlow completed English-language coursework on Chinese law. While practicing international trade at Skadden Arps, Mr. Wardlow focused primarily on matters involving Chinese industrial subsidies and exports, working on countervailing and antidumping duty petitions and sunset reviews before the Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission as well as appeals to the Court of International Trade.