Sep 16, 2021
Victory Against Business Owner Who Evaded Sexual Harassment Lawsuit: In a Hennepin County court on September 9, 2021, Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP attorneys Joni Thome and Scott Moriarity won a judgment against a business owner who fraudulently evaded a sexual harassment lawsuit. Joni won a judgment against the business in August 2018. At first the BTJW team was unable to collect the judgment, but through her work in another case, Joni discovered that the owner changed the name of his business in order to avoid the judgment.
Aug 27, 2021
Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP is proud to announce that firm partners Frances Baillon, Chris Jozwiak, Joni Thome and Shawn Wanta have been named to the 2022 list of Best Lawyers in America©. Frances Baillon and Chris Jozwiak were selected in both the Employment Law-Individuals and Li
Jul 20, 2021
Seven BTJW Attorneys Named to the 2021 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists; Three Named to Top Lists
Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP is proud to announce that seven firm attorneys were named to the lists of 2021 Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.
Jun 18, 2021
Next Tuesday, firm attorney Jerri Adams Belcher will join Timothy Kohls of Allina Health and Dan Prokott of Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP in a CLE presentation titled “Preparing for the New Normal – Business and Employment Considerations for Long-Term Hybrid and Remote Work”. The panel will discuss the difficulties that employers may face in implementing remote hybrid work environments as businesses open back up. They will also provide helpful tips in navigating the variety of issues that may arise in evolving remote work policies.
May 25, 2021
Yesterday, firm attorneys Joni Thome, Chris Jozwiak, and Matt Nolan presented at the 2021 Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute (ELI). ELI is a prominent two-day conference for employment lawyers and human resource professionals from across the upper Midwest to gather and discuss the latest developments in employment law. Joni, Chris, and Matt joined other local attorneys in presenting on important employment law topics at this year’s conference.
Apr 27, 2021
Apr 23, 2021
Firm partner Chris Jozwiak was recently a guest speaker at a lecture titled “Your State Order is Lifted: Now What?” presented by Jessica Roe of Roe Law Group. The presentation discussed the complex issues that may arise as Minnesota businesses reopen and employees start returning to the workplace per the lifting of the state’s work-from-home order. Developing a reopening plan, permanent teleworking practices, office safety policies, and managing employee vaccinations were some of the important topics covered.
Apr 22, 2021
George Floyd will forever be a reminder of a system of racial injustice. While the verdict will never bring real justice to him, his family, and to many others, it is an important and hopeful first step towards healing and overdue reform. It is now up to all of us to continue the work and fight for racial equality. We are honored to have been doing this work for years and grateful to be able to continue to do so.