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Oberman Authors Chapter on Minnesota Employment Contracts

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In 2012, Jeff Oberman authored a chapter on “Minnesota Employment Contracts” in Representing the Ongoing Business, which is published by the Minnesota State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education.  Jeff also ...

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Jeff Oberman Presented Twice at The 2013 Business Law Institute

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Jeff Oberman presented twice at the Minnesota State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education (MSBA/CLE) – 2013 Business Law Institute. He presented on “10 Mistakes Employers Make When Dealing With Executives and Other ...

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All Four Oberman Thompson Lawyers Named a 2012 Super Lawyer or Rising Star

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Oberman Thompson is proud to announce that all four of its members/owners - Jeff Oberman, John Thompson and Jamie Forman - have been selected as 2012 Super Lawyers, as published on-line at superlawyers.com and in Super ...

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MN Supreme Court Declares that Employees Need Not Specifically Reference the Minnesota Parenting Leave Act when They Seek the Protections provided by It

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Employees are only required to identify a qualifying reason for leave under the Minnesota Parenting Leave Act (“MPLA”).  Extending MPLA leave does not automatically extend an Employee’s right to Reinstatement. In a ...

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MN Supreme Court Expands Meaning of Hostile Work Environment Under MHRA

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A hostile work environment claim under the Minnesota Human Rights Act (“MHRA”) may be based on harassing conduct that is based on sex, even if the offending conduct is not sexual.  In a case released last week by the ...

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John Thompson & Jeff Oberman Presented at the 2012 Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute

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John Thompson and Jeff Oberman each spoke at the May 2012 Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute, co-sponsored by Minnesota CLE, the Minnesota State Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section, and the Twin Cities Human ...

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Anthony Gabor Elected Treasurer of Minnesota State Bar Association’s Practice Management & Marketing Section

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Oberman Thompson is proud to announce that one of its attorneys has been elected to an officer position for the MSBA's Practice Management and Marketing Section.  Tony Gabor has been elected to be treasurer, for the one year ...

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Can I Write You a Check?

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Another employer-friendly case came down from the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals last week.  In Leslie Luster v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., a terminated Wells Fargo employee brought a racial discrimination claim against it ...

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To Accommodate or Not To Accommodate

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Come On, Let’s Be Reasonable An interesting case came down earlier this week from the Minnesota Court of Appeals.  In Melanie Michael v. Education Management Corporation, a former sonography student brought a disability ...

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Oberman Thompson Has Moved – Same Building, New Suite Number

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Oberman Thompson has moved its office to the 17th floor of the Canadian Pacific Plaza Building.  All of our contact information remains the same, except that we are now in Suite 1700.

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