Jeff Lendino is General Counsel of Vireo Health and its affiliates. Mr. Lendino is an experienced commercial lawyer with a track record of developing and leading the legal function in a fast-paced, start-up culture. He has primary responsibility for oversight and management of Vireo’s legal affairs on a nationwide basis. He provides counsel to Vireo’s executive team and CEO on regulatory compliance, commercial and enterprise risk, general corporate and transactional matters, mergers, acquisitions and strategic partnerships, employment law, litigation management, and intellectual property. Prior to joining Vireo Mr. Lendino held roles in both the public and private sectors. He most recently served as General Counsel of Kroll Ontrack, LLC a leading global provider of information technology software and services to the legal industry. Prior to his work at Kroll Ontrack, Mr. Lendino served in the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office in Minneapolis, MN in both the criminal and civil divisions. In the criminal division, his responsibilities included the investigation and prosecution of criminal offenses and his work in the civil division involved providing advice and counsel to (and litigating on behalf of) various county departments including the Hennepin County Sherriff’s Office, Hennepin County Medical Center and the Hennepin County Board.
Me Lendino earned his BA from St. John’s University in Collegeville, MN in 1993 and his JD from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, MN in 1999.