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Robert J. Alfton

Phone: 612.465.0108
Bob served as the Minneapolis City Attorney for nearly two decades, advising all elected and appointed officers, department heads, and employees. As City Attorney, he also litigated numerous cases and served as labor relations and licensing counsel.… Read More
Robert's Practice Areas:  Civil Rights, Employment Law, Labor Law
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Laura I. Bernstein

Phone: 612.465.0108
Laura represents employees in cases of discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and/or unpaid wages as well as unions and their members in a variety of labor matters.  She also assists unions with organizing and other campaign strategies. Laura was… Read More
Laura's Practice Areas:  Employment Law, Labor Law, Civil Rights
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Brendan D. Cummins

Phone: 612.465.0108
Brendan leads the firm's labor law practice. He has handled numerous judicial, administative, and arbitration proceedings, including many high-profile appellate cases. Brendan also has drafted legislation and policies adopted by State and Local gove… Read More
Brendan's Practice Areas:  Civil Rights, Employment Law, Labor Law
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Justin D. Cummins

Phone: 612.465.0108
Justin prosecutes cases of retaliation, harassment, and discrimination in employment, housing, and other areas. He also litigates labor law, wage, non-compete, consumer, and constitutional claims. In addition, Justin provides strategic advice to indi… Read More
Justin's Practice Areas:  Civil Rights, Employment Law, Labor Law
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Samuel N. Jackson

Phone: 612.465.0108
Sam represents unions and their members as well as other employees in labor & employment law matters.  Before coming to the firm, he interned with both Region 18 of the National Labor Relations Board and with the Minneapolis Area Office of the U… Read More
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Robert D. Metcalf

Phone: 612.465.0108
Bob has represented labor unions for over 40 years and has dedicated his career to advancing the labor movement and improving the lives of workers. He has handled countless court trials, arbitrations, administrative proceedings, and appeals. Bob has… Read More
Robert's Practice Areas:  Labor Law, Employment Law, Civil Rights
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Jodi L. Kvern

Phone: 612.465.0108
Jodi has worked as a legal administrative assistant on behalf of labor organizations and their members for nearly a quarter century. Jodi assists the firm's attorneys with many aspects of litigation, including electronic filing and case management. Read More
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Brendan B. Ringdal

Phone: 612.465.0108
Brendan has worked as a bookkeeper for the past five years, and he manages all accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and other bookkeeping functions at the firm.  In addition, Brendan handles various accounting and human resources function… Read More
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