Our employment practice group provides representation related to employment policies, procedures and best practices; investigation and training; and claim resolution assistance.  We also have an Employment Litigation Practice, if matters must be litigated.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Executive compensation
  • Severance packages
  • Wage and hour issues
  • Handbook preparation or guidance
  • Privacy and confidentiality issues
  • Employment audits
  • Leave and absence issues
  • Workplace health and safety issues
  • Employee discipline
  • Hiring issues
  • Employment agreements
  • Separation agreements
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Compliance
  • Harassment/discrimination
  • Employee/independent contractor issues

These services are offered in both Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

Our strong litigation foundation gives us a valuable perspective to work with managers and human resource professionals on prevention issues, including compliance with state and federal law and furnishing analysis and recommendations regarding the complex issues that they face in today’s workforce.  We are your advocates in the courtroom and in your conference room.  Our broad-based experience ranges from representing individuals to corporations.  Stacey DeKalb’s experience representing both individuals and employers allows her to bring a valuable perspective to successfully resolve employment matters for her clients.

As part of our practice, we make an effort to learn about the business needs of our clients.  We are continuously exploring the trends and challenges facing our clients so that we can anticipate issues and provide timely advice.  For instance, listen to the podcast of an interview with Stacey DeKalb about the need to set up good systems for the hiring process.