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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, where she handles complex litigation for local and international clients. As a counselor, she advises Fortune 100 clients through business disputes with contractors, clients, and business partners. As a litigator, Sybil is a passionate advocate with first-chair trial and arbitration experience. She has also represented clients before the Patent Trial and
Appeal Board, including the first patent owner to score a complete victory
in a CBM proceeding. No matter the situation, Sybil invests in learning each
client’s business and works to craft a strategy aimed at achieving identified


Prior to joining Greene Espel, Sybil clerked for the Honorable James M. Rosenbaum of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota.  Sybil graduated from Vanderbilt University Law School, Order of the Coif, where she served as Senior Notes Editor for the law review. Before attending law school, Sybil lived and worked in Washington, DC, where she served as Political Research Deputy for EMILY’s List.


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


  • 2018 Diversity & Inclusion Honoree, Minnesota Lawyer

  • Selected to Rising Stars list, Minnesota Super Lawyers (2013-2018)

  • Vanderbilt University Law School, Mock Trial Champion and Top Litigator Award