Attorneys at Law


Employment Law


Oberman Thompson represents businesses and individuals in a wide variety of employment and labor law matters. By way of example, we provide the following employment and labor law services for our clients:


  • Executive Compensation and Benefits
  • Employment Agreements
  • Non-Competition, Non-Solicitation, Confidentiality and Trade Secret Agreements
  • Hiring Practices, Failure to Hire
  • Drug & Alcohol Testing
  • Background Checks
  • Drafting and Implementing Employment Policies and Practices
  • Employee Handbooks
  • Discipline & Termination
  • Severance Negotiations
  • Discrimination
  • Sexual & Other Forms of Harassment
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Wage and Hour Compliance
  • Investigating Employee Conduct
  • Independent Contractor Agreements
  • Affirmative Action Plans and Issues
  • Workplace Violence
  • Unemployment Insurance


  • Wrongful Termination
  • Discrimination and Harassment, Including Sexual Harassment
  • Breach of Contract
  • Retaliation/Violation of Whistleblower Protection Laws
  • Non-Compete, Confidentiality and Trade Secrets
  • Unpaid Wages/Commissions
  • Unemployment Insurance
  • Temporary Restraining Orders (TROs) and Temporary Injunctions
  • Union Grievances & Arbitrations

We handle litigation matters in State and Federal courts and represent clients before the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Minnesota Department of Human Rights, and other governmental agencies. Our attorneys are zealous advocates for their clients. We understand that litigation can be costly and time consuming, and have extensive experience with alternative dispute resolution including mediation and arbitration.


  • Hiring Practices
  • Discipline & Termination
  • Preparing & Implementing Employment Policies
  • Discrimination
  • Sexual & Other Forms of Harassment
  • Family & Medical Leave Act
  • Americans with Disabilities Act and Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act
  • Wage & Hour Compliance
  • Investigating Employee Conduct
  • Affirmative Action
  • Workplace Violence