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
GLBTQ – A Legal Update and Practical Implications in the Workplace
May 22, 2017
Protections under Title VII, EEOC positions, local and state ordinances, and key cases.
Jill R. Gaulding, David M. Wilk & Eva C. Wood
Lawrence P. Schaefer (moderator)
Litigating Harassment Claims in 2017 – Focus on How Cases Are Won or Lost
May 23, 2017
Focus on the key elements of the litigation process, from pleading to discovery to electronic evidence and more.
Clayton D. Halunen, Melissa Raphan & Gregory J. Stenmoe
Lawrence P. Schaefer (moderator)
Recent Blog Posts
By Lawrence P. Schaefer | The recent threatened boycott by the U.S. Women’s Hockey team highlights a very troubling issue that persists in our society – the fundamental disparity between wages earned by women versus men in our society. Despite the the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), the Equal Pay Act of 1970, […]Read More
By Anna L. Veit-Carter | Just before Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings recently began, a former student alleged that the nominee had commented in an ethics class that law firms can and should be able to ask prospective female employees about their plans to begin a family. Judge Gorsuch denied the allegations, but the […]
By Lawrence P. Schaefer | Potential clients often come to Schaefer Halleen with documents from their past or current employer which “proves their case,” or are otherwise relevant to the potential legal claims at issue. In a similar vein, current employees often offer to secure sensitive, confidential documents, to help prove their claims even before a […]
BREAKING: Black Carpenters Sue JL Schwieters Construction for Severe Race Discrimination and Harassment
Contact Peter G. Christian View Peter’s Biography > Email: email@example.com Anna Veit-Carter View Anna’s Biography > Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Schaefer Halleen, LLC 400 South Fourth Street, Suite 202 Minneapolis, MN 55415 Phone: 612-294-2619 Web: www.SchaeferHalleen.com Links Intervenor Complaint filed 11-30-16 EEOC Complaint, 11-8-16 EEOC Determination re: Staple, 2-16-16 EEOC Determination re: Pye, 2-16-16 Supervisor Threatened Black Workers […]
By Lawrence P. Schaefer | President-elect Donald Trump will assume office in January 2017, after the most divisive, contentious and disturbing Presidential campaign, followed by the most surprising result, in our history. We’ve never been more divided as Americans. We who value diversity, tolerance, gender equity, and truly equal employment opportunities have never felt more threatened. […]