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The Minneapolis law firm of Schaefer Halleen focuses on the protection of individual rights through the resolution of employment law claims. We give a voice to victims of workplace misconduct. We are honored that our clients trust us to counsel them through the litigation process. We commit to apply the full breadth of our experience, skill, and creativity toward a satisfactory resolution of each case we take. Contact us for a confidential consultation about your legal problem. We will help you solve it.
My clients inspire me every day. It’s a privilege to help victims of illegal workplace conduct move past this trauma and have their dignity and self-worth restored, while holding the offending employer accountable.”
-Lawrence P. Schaefer, Owner and President
Recent Blog Posts
We are pleased to announce that Schaefer Halleen attorneys Jean Boler and Toni Halleen are featured in Attorney at Law Magazine’s Women in Law issue. The article, Telling It Like It Is: A Candid Discussion About Sexual Harassment and Assault,” was facilitated by one of the magazine’s reporters and presents Jean and Toni’s personal experiences dealing with sexual […]Read More
By Jean Boler | Remember that old adage that the cover-up is sometimes worse than the crime? A corollary exists for women grappling with their response to sexual discrimination, harassment and violence. The psychological toll of silence is sometimes as debilitating as the event itself. Women often feel self-doubt and shame for not speaking out—not […]
BREAKING: Former Rainy Lake Medical Center Physician Sues for Wrongful Termination After Blowing Whistle on Contract Breach
Contact Peter G. Christian Schaefer Halleen, LLC 412 South Fourth Street, Suite 1050 Minneapolis, MN 55415 Phone: 612-294-2619 Email: PChristian@SchaeferHalleen.com Web: www.SchaeferHalleen.com Links Summons and Complaint filed 11-10-17 FORMER RAINY LAKE MEDICAL CENTER PHYSICIAN SUES FOR WRONGFUL TERMINATION AFTER BLOWING WHISTLE ON CONTRACT BREACH Minneapolis, MN, October 10, 2017 – – – Dr. Eric Koperda […]
By Lawrence P. Schaefer | We get used to stories breaking every six months or so describing men in influential leadership positions being ousted by public awareness of past patterns of sexually harassing behavior. Six months ago, it was Bill O’Reilly, today Harvey Weinstein. In each instance, these men retained positions of great leadership and […]
By Lawrence P. Schaefer | In Minnesota, as in most states, employment is presumed to be “at-will.” This means that in the absence of a common law, contract, or statutory right, an employer is free to terminate an employee “for any reason or no reason at all,” and employees are also free to resign employment […]