Dustin W. Massie is an advocate for employees, veterans, and whistleblowers who have experienced retaliation, harassment, discrimination, and other illegal treatment in the workplace. Dustin represents employees in all phases of employment law including litigation before state and federal courts, regulatory and administrative agencies, and arbitration panels. Dustin is a skilled counselor who advises clients on employment related issues including contract disputes, drug and alcohol testing, severance agreements, and employee covenants of non-competition, confidentiality, and trade secrets. His articles on hostile work environment, genetic testing, class actions, and medical cannabis have appeared in local and national publications.
Dustin is a sought-after presenter who has spoken at state and national bar associations and conferences. He was recognized as an up and coming attorney by Minnesota Lawyer and has been selected to the list of Minnesota Rising Stars since 2017. Before joining the firm, Dustin represented employees and conusmers in class action litigation where he held businesses accountable for fraudulent, deceptive and illegal practices.
Honors and Awards
Publications & Presentations
Publications and Presentations
Johnson v. Dakota County, No. 19HA-CV-19-73 (Dist. Ct. Minn. Sept. 06, 2019)(denial of defendant’s motion for summary judgment on plaintiff’s claims of retaliation under the Minnesota Whistleblower Act because genuine issues of material fact existed as to whether adverse actions and constructive discharge were pretextual; subsequently, judgment entered for plaintiff following jury trial and award of damages)