Employment-related lawsuits can be emotional, time consuming, and expensive. Lindquist & Vennum’s employment litigation attorneys provide employers from every sector with an objective and well-informed assessment of their dispute, and focused and aggressive representation of their interests.
Our clients include a wide array of public and private employers, and range from start-up companies to some of the largest employers in Minnesota. In select cases, we also work with individuals and executives facing challenges with non-compete agreements and compensation or stock disputes.
Our firm’s leading background in business law, combined with our employment litigators’ extensive experience in state, federal, and appeals courts, as well as with agencies such as the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Minnesota Department of Human Rights, allows our clients a swift and effective resolution to their matters.
Our attorneys have represented employers in a range of employment matters, including:
- Enforcement of and defense against non-compete agreements and other restrictive covenants
- Misappropriation of trade secrets and confidential information
- Wage and hour matters concerning issues such as overtime, meal breaks, and preparation time
- Breach of employment agreements and wrongful termination
- Claims for commissions, bonuses, severance, and other compensation
- Disputes concerning stock and stock options
- Whistleblower and retaliation cases
- Unlawful discrimination and harassment in the workplace
- Invasion of privacy
- Defamation of character
- Unemployment and workers’ compensation claims
An Employer's Guide to Employment Law Issues in Minnesota
Lindquist & Vennum’s status as an employment law leader is illustrated by our long-standing collaboration with the Minnesota Small Business Assistance Office in publishing An Employer’s Guide to Employment Law Issues in Minnesota. The guide is the premier resource for employment law issues used by Minnesota businesses and state agencies. Obtain a hard copy of the 2011 edition of the guide or download a PDF here.
For more information about current employment law issues, please visit our Employment Law Resource Center.