We fight to protect workers’ rights. Empowering Clients. Advancing Justice.
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
By Lawrence P. Schaefer | I spoke on May 21, 2018, at the Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute about issues to address when settling sexual harassment claims, particularly when the company and/or individual paying the settlement insists on what is known as a “non-disparagement agreement” (“NDA”). The public has never been more aware of NDAs, […]Read More
The Future of Class-Action Lawsuits in Question By Lawrence P. Schaefer | The United States Supreme Court, in a bitterly divided 5-4 decision on three cases under appeal, ruled on Monday, May 21, 2018, that employers can enforce arbitration agreements which preclude class action lawsuits. Business commentators celebrated this decision, and quickly predicted that many […]
By Toni Halleen | Your Path To Creative Alternatives in Diversity and Inclusion According to Gloria Steinem, the circle is the oldest form of government. When women sit in a circle, we are reminded of our power. We see and support one another, we are all simultaneously both leaders and followers, and our strength is […]
Schaefer Halleen attorneys Darren M. Sharp and Peter G. Christian have been featured in the May 2018 issue of Attorney at Law Magazine. The article, “Darren M. Sharp & Peter G. Christian – Fighting the Good Fight” discusses the journeys Darren and Peter took to get where they are, fighting on the side of social justice. The interview […]
The Minneapolis Star Tribune published an Op Ed piece by Schaefer Halleen attorney Jean Boler, “2018 Legislature: Why the sex harrasment fix must move forward”. In this article, Jean discusses the Minnesota measure that would restore the state’s groundbreaking workplace protections. Read Jean’s Op Ed here.