Tretheway, Barbara

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Barbara Tretheway

Adjunct Professor


BA, University of Wisconsin-Madison (1976)
JD, University of Wisconsin (1988), Order of the Coif


Barbara Tretheway is a member of the Hamline University School of Law adjunct faculty. She serves as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for HealthPartners. In this role, Ms. Tretheway is responsible for providing comprehensive legal advice and direction to the management and governance of HealthPartners and its affiliated entities. She also is responsible for managing the legal and risk management functions of the organization.

Prior to joining HealthPartners, Tretheway practiced law at Gray, Plant, Mooty, Mooty and Bennett, P.A. in Minneapolis. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Minnesota State Bar Association, Wisconsin State Bar Association, American Health Lawyers Association and the International Society of Certified Benefits Specialists. She is a member of the board of directors of Dakota Communities, Inc. and is a member of the Park Nicollet Medical Center Institutional Review Board.