May 19, 2022
Christopher Jozwiak and Joni Thome will be presenting at the 2022 Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute (ELI), held on May 23rd and 24th as a hybrid in person/online event. ELI is the preeminent conference for employment lawyers and human resource professionals from across the upper Midwest to gather and discuss the latest developments in employment law. The Institute is one of the largest and best-attended conferences of its type in the country and provides employment professionals with up-to-date education and resources throughout the employment law field.
Apr 29, 2022
Apr 29, 2022
Earlier this week, firm partner Joni Thome and workers’ compensation attorney Thomas Atkinson of Atkinson Gerber Law Office presented a seminar titled “Employment Claims to Watch Out for and Consult with an Employment Lawyer About” at the 2022 Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Institute.
Mar 17, 2022
Yesterday, firm partner Frances Baillon presented at the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association (MDLA) Employment Law Committee meeting alongside Phil Kitzer of Kitzer Rochel PLLP. Baillon and Kitzer discussed developments in recent case law and examined how these changes affect employee-side pleadings, litigation, and case value.
Jan 25, 2022
Today, firm partner Frances Baillon moderated a CLE presentation titled “Diversity in law firms – Why it is lacking and strategies to address it”. Panelist included Jenny Gassman-Pines of Greene Espel PLLP, Melissa Muro LaMere of Maslon LLP, and Rick Petry of Mitchell Hamline School of Law. The knowledgeable panelists spoke of their own experiences and insights while addressing the reasons and potential solutions concerning the lack of diversity in the legal profession.
Oct 26, 2021
Scott Moriarity Sues on Behalf of Former RSM US Wealth Management Employee Alleging Whistleblower Retaliation
As reported in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal on October 4, 2021, firm attorney Scott Moriarity filed a whistleblower lawsuit against RSM US Wealth Management. The lawsuit alleges that RSM fired the whistleblower for reporting her supervisor’s illegal attempt to trade on a deceased client’s account.