Firm News

Mar 08, 2018

Scott Moriarity Joins BTJW, Brings ERISA LTD Practice

March 8, 2018 – Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP is proud to welcome Scott Moriarity to the firm. As partner, Scott joins the firm’s class and complex litigation practice group, bringing years of experience litigating employment and consumer disputes throughout Minnesota and the United States.

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Feb 22, 2018

Jozwiak Quoted on Wage Theft

February 22, 2018 – Firm partner Chris Jozwiak was quoted in a recent article published by Super Lawyers® entitled, “Wage Theft in Minnesota: A Glaring Problem and a Solution.” The article highlights the many ways in which Minnesota employers take advantage of nearly 40,000 employees each year.

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Feb 08, 2018

Massie Presents at 2018 FBA Rising Professionals Symposium

February 8, 2018 – Last week, Firm attorney Dustin Massie presented at the inaugural Rising Professionals Symposium in Las Vegas, Nevada. Organized by the FBA, the conference brought together young attorneys and legal minds from around the country to discuss ways to help up-and-coming lawyers build their practice and become leaders in the legal community. Dustin led the session, “Cut the Small Talk, Get Real and Grow Your Career.”

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Jan 09, 2018

Baillon, Thome to Present on When Workplace Conduct Becomes Actionable

January 9, 2018 – Firm partners Frances Baillon and Joni Thome will present on workplace conduct at the Mitchell Hamline School of Law Alumni CLE Series. Entitled, “Wait...That Happened at Work?: When Inappropriate Workplace Conduct Becomes Actionable,” this CLE will explore when and how employees and employers cross the line from irritating to actionable under state and federal law.

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Dec 07, 2017

Massie Authors Article on Genetic Testing, Privacy & Employment

December 7, 2017 - In his article, “23, My Employer & Me: On Genetic Testing, Privacy, and Employment,” which was published in this month's issue of Bench & Bar of Minnesota, firm attorney Dustin Massie examines federal and state legal protections regarding employee genetic information following his own genetic testing experience with the popular consumer genetics company 23andMe®.

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Nov 09, 2017

BTJW Supports Empower Leadership Academy for Girls

November 9, 2017 – Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP is proud to support Empower Leadership Academy for Girls and their inaugural Gala on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at the Vikings Event Center in downtown Minneapolis. Empower is a nonprofit focused on teaching girls the skills to be the leaders of tomorrow.

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Oct 13, 2017

Baillon Presents on Employment Settlement Agreements

October 13, 2017 – Firm partner Frances Baillon helped lead a panel discussion to the MDLA on settlement negotiations and drafting an effective employment settlement agreement. The presentation included a discussion about the importance of a settlement term sheet, which claims can and cannot be released, and the value of clarity and simplicity in the final agreement.

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Oct 10, 2017

Jozwiak Presents on Drafting Effective Settlement Agreements

October 10, 2017 - Firm partner Chris Jozwiak took part in a panel discussion to the Minnesota Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association on the effective drafting of employment settlement agreements. Chris joined attorney Sarah Bushnell to share their experience and discuss how both parties in an employment law dispute can benefit from a simplified and concise settlement agreement.