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Deposition Control

Persuading People

Sybil Dunlop

Greene Espel, PLLP
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sybil Dunlop is a partner with Greene Espel PLLP in Minneapolis. She has substantial first-chair trial and arbitration experience, as well as experience before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Clients appreciate that “she knows the rules and law to a tee, which allows her to focus on strategy,” that “[s]he really is 100% client-focused,” and that she is “the most responsive lawyer I have ever met in my life.” (Chambers and Partners, 2020). Bringing these skills to bear, Sybil has successfully led teams in litigations around the country.

In addition to her active litigation practice, Sybil is a national thought leader on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (“DEI”). She co-founded Greene Espel’s DEI practice, which helps workplaces design and implement DEI strategies and programs to meet their goals. As part of this practice, Sybil offers award-winning DEI trainings which receive rave reviews from audiences around the country. Clients include Fortune 100 companies, cities, government institutions, bar associations, law firms, and non-profits. In recognition of her efforts, Minnesota Lawyer selected Sybil as Attorney of the Year in 2020 as well as one of its Diversity & Inclusion Honorees in 2018. The Hennepin County Bar Association awarded her its Excellence Award for Advancing Diversity and Inclusion Award in 2019.


Sybil writes a monthly column for the Minnesota Lawyer, hosts a recurring webcast series, and teaches nationally on federal practice, privilege, legal writing, and implicit bias.