Twin Cities Business Names Patrice Kloss to Notable Women in Law ListOctober 16, 2020 – Press Releases
Fox Rothschild LLP congratulates Patrice H. Kloss, who was named to the 2020 Notable Women in Law list by Twin Cities Business.
This recognition honors “professional, civic and philanthropic achievements, including the ability to effect change and serve as a role model or mentor to other women in the industry.”
As Co-Chair of Fox’s Medical Technology practice group, Kloss advises emerging MedTech, FinTech, software and education companies on day-to-day business operations and guides company founders and leaders in strategic growth. Her recent transactions include a $80 million Series E financing for Nuvaira, Inc., a privately held company that develops products for patients suffering from obstructive lung diseases, a $28 million Series B financing for Aria CV, Inc., a cardiac device company, and serving as U.S. counsel in an Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) listing for Imricor Medical Systems, Inc., a leader in MRI-guided cardiac ablation products. She also represents clients on the investor side and most recently advised Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America and Educational Credit Management Company in numerous venture capital investments.
Kloss has emerged as a leader in the Minneapolis MedTech community, and is recognized for her role in educating professionals in the industry. In conjunction with her fellow practice co-chair Thomas A. Letscher, the duo launched Medtech Monitor, an all-day conference sponsored by Fox Rothschild and Duval & Associates that brings together industry leaders to discuss pressing topics in the MedTech space. Within Fox, Kloss mentors young lawyers to ensure they are on track to meet their goals, emphasizing the importance of team work, client service and adding value.
Kloss serves on the boards of the Minnesota Heart Institute Foundation, a premier nonprofit organization focused on heart health, and the Excelen Center for Bone & Joint Research, a nonprofit focused on orthopedics. She also coordinates a weekly lunch service volunteer program involving personnel from the Minneapolis office at Exodus Residence, a short-term living facility for the homeless.
She earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from William Mitchell College of Law and her B.A. from the University of Minnesota.