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Halunen Law – Number One: Basics about Gender Discrimination
Five Things Every Woman Should Know About Employment Law

Number One: Basics about Gender Discrimination Employment in Minnesota is at-will, unless you are in a union or have an employment contract. What this means is that your employer can terminate you at any time, for any reason, even if that reason is unfair or untrue. However, your employer cannot terminate you for an illegal …

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Halunen Law Pleased to Sponsor Inaugural Benefit Gala for Empower Leadership Academy
Halunen Law Pleased to Sponsor Inaugural Benefit Gala for Empower Leadership Academy

Founded in 2014 by Pam Borton, senior executive coach, keynote speaker, author, and former head coach of the Minnesota Gophers women’s basketball program, Empower believes that building leaders starts at a young age, and they are passionate about making an impact and a difference. The organization’s mission is to empower girls into the leaders of tomorrow, understanding …

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Halunen Law – Pursuit of Truth
Halunen Law Pleased to Sponsor Innocence Project of Minnesota Annual Benefit Gala

Halunen Law attorneys, staff, and friends joined hundreds of others for “The Benefit of Innocence,” in downtown Minneapolis on November 16. Guests gathered to recognize and support the work of the Innocence Project of Minnesota (IPMN), and enjoy a meal along with some good-natured competition over a host of silent auction items. The evening’s featured …

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$1 Million Settlement for Rochester Police Officer Opposing Racial Bias & Excessive Force
$1 Million Settlement for Rochester Police Officer Opposing Racial Bias & Excessive Force

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Clayton Halunen, managing partner 612-605-4098, [email protected] Doug Hovelson [email protected] | 612-722-5501 | 612-998-0789 (cell) Rochester Police Officer Who Opposed Racial Bias and Excessive Force Obtains $1 Million Settlement, Halunen Law Reports. MINNEAPOLIS – (Sept. 19, 2017) A Rochester, Minn. police officer has obtained a $1 million settlement from the city of …

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A Courthouse for class ation lawsuits
Stepping Up to Cure Alzheimer’s: Halunen Law’s Jennifer Vukelich-Seltz Raises Funds and Awareness for the Alzheimer’s Association

Halunen Law Paralegal Jennifer Vukelich-Seltz once again took part in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on September 9, 2017 at Target Field in Minneapolis. She and her Halunen Law team raised almost $2,000.00 this year helping to contribute to the almost $1.3 million raised for the Twin Cities Walk to End Alzheimer’s – which is …

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Halunen Law – Clay
Supreme Court blows the whistle loud and clear on good faith

The Minnesota Supreme Court blew open the courthouse doors to whistleblowers on Aug. 9 by removing the requirement that the putative whistleblower act with the purpose of “exposing an illegality.” Whistleblowers are now held to a good faith standard under the Minnesota Whistleblower Act. It means that employees such as James Friedlander who spoke to …

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Halunen Law’s Emily Havrilak represents Turner Syndrome Society of the United States at meeting in Germany

Halunen Law staff member Emily Havrilak is a woman with Turner syndrome (TS) and President-elect of the Turner Syndrome Society of the United States (TSSUS). TS is a chromosome abnormality found in about 1 in every 2,000 females that affects physical growth and development. Earlier this month she had the privilege of representing her organization …

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Halunen Law – 2016 Superlawyers & Rising Stars
Halunen Law attorneys consistently recognized as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Six attorneys selected to esteemed list Minneapolis, MN: Halunen Law is pleased to announce attorneys Clayton Halunen, Susan Coler, and Barbara Felt were selected to the 2016 Minnesota Super Lawyers list, a distinction given to only 5% of Minnesota lawyers each year. Coler, chair of the False Claims Act Practice group, is also included in …

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A Courthouse for class ation lawsuits
Clayton Halunen – Minnesota Lawyer Attorney of the Year

Clayton Halunen, owner of Halunen Law, has been recognized as one of Minnesota Lawyer’s Attorneys of the Year for 2014. Mr. Halunen was selected based upon his leadership in the profession, involvement in major cases, and excellence in public service.

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A Courthouse for class ation lawsuits
Clayton Halunen featured in Minnesota Lawyer for $6.1 million settlement with Cargill

Minnesota Lawyer featured Clayton Halunen in its article, “No substitute for sweet success: Truvia case nets $6.1 million.” The article highlights Mr. Halunen’s success in reaching a settlement with Cargill for misleading advertising of Truvia, which was touted as a completely natural product. In reality, Truvia under goes a 40-step process before being packaged for …

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