Minnesota Law Firm
The Employers Counsel Network is proud to include law firms in all 50 states that advise and represent employers in workplace-related issues and disputes. In addition, attorneys at each of these firms write their state's Employment Law Letter, a monthly newsletter for HR professionals and in-house counsel. The member law firm in Minnesota is:
|Brian T. Benkstein (Full bio) focuses his practice exclusively on representing businesses. Brian represents clients involving matters that stem from employment and labor laws and he defends claims filed against employers with state and federal administrative agencies and in the Minnesota state and federal courts.|
Brian is an experienced, hands-on litigator. In addition to a successful motion practice, Brian has litigated multiple cases to verdict. He defends companies in cases involving a single plaintiff and also complex collective and class action cases involving hundreds of plaintiffs Email:
| Ryan A. Olson (Full bio) represents clients in business, employment, and labor matters in Minnesota and North Dakota. Hisbusiness consulting and litigation practice ranges from assisting clients with commercial collection matters to assessing, negotiating, and litigating business tort claims. Mr. Olson also has extensive experience representing secondary market mortgage lenders in repurchase litigation as well as defending mortgage lenders and servicers against federal and state statutory claims, such as Truth-In-Lending Act (TILA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) and Minnesota Residential Mortgage Originator and Servicer Licensing Act (MOSLA) claims.|
Mr. Olson advises employers on personnel and policy issues, non-competition agreements, and represents them in federal and state court, arbitration, and in administrative hearings on numerous employment and labor issues.Mr. Olson also assists federal and state contractors/subcontractors with their federal and state affirmative-action obligations. His assistance to contractors/subcontractors ranges from development and implementation of
affirmative-action plans to assisting contractors/subcontractors with compliance audits. Email:
About the firm
Firm Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Banking and Bankruptcy, Commercial Law, Corporate Finance, Corporate Reorganization and Creditor Rights, Employee Benefits, Energy Law, Estate Planning and Administration, Health Law, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment Law Representing Management, Litigation, Real Estate, Transportation Law, Tax, Tax Litigation and Trials, and Workers' Compensation
Number of Attorneys: 65
Office Locations: Minneapolis, MN; St. Paul, MN
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Member firms of the Employers Counsel Network practice law independently and not in a relationship for the joint practice of the law.