Doug Wardlow

PRIMARY ELECTION: August 14, 2018
GENERAL ELECTION: November 6, 2018

Doug Wardlow is an accomplished trial and appellate attorney. He currently practices law with Alliance Defending Freedom, where he litigates constitutional cases in defense of free speech, religious liberty, and freedom of association in state and federal courts across the nation. Doug recently represented the Belle Plaine, Minnesota Veterans’ Club in its successful fight to restore a statue depicting a soldier kneeling before a gravesite marked by a cross to Belle Plaine’s Veterans Memorial Park.

Doug grew up in Eagan, Minnesota, the child of two public school teachers. He graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University and earned his law degree with honors from Georgetown University Law Center. After clerking for the Minnesota Supreme Court, Doug spent many years in private practice, advocating for individuals, property owners, and businesses in state and federal courts. He also practiced international trade litigation, defending domestic steel producers against China’s unfair trade practices.

Doug served in the Minnesota House of Representatives from 2011 to 2013, representing a legislative district in his hometown of Eagan. During his time in the Minnesota House, Doug led efforts to reduce the size and scope of state government, eliminate burdensome regulations, and pass tort reform.

Doug and his wife, Jenny, are proud parents of three children: Winston, Annabelle, and Martin.