Accomplished attorney and civil rights advocate Joshua Newville joins Halunen Law as Employment Litigation Group Leader

May 30th, 2024


MINNEAPOLIS, MN: Halunen Law is pleased to announce that attorney JoshuaNewville (Josh) Newville has joined the Firm to Lead its Employment Litigation Group. A tenacious litigator with more than a decade of experience, he frequently obtains favorable outcomes for those he represents. He is a skilled, thoughtful, and determined professional whose legal acumen and deep dedication to civil rights are a formidable force and an ideal fit to guide Halunen’s team of talented employment law attorneys.

Josh has handled high-profile cases, secured millions of dollars for his clients, and won victories at the Minnesota Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals. Early in his career, Josh led the successful fight for marriage equality in two U.S. States and won precedent-setting legal protections for vulnerable Minnesotans.

Active in the community, Josh is an adjunct law professor at the University of Minnesota, an ethics investigator, and a mediator for employment disputes. He received the Equality & Justice Award from the Minnesota Lavender Bar Association and has been recognized by Super Lawyers and the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40. In addition to his legal work, Josh is also known for producing a top-rated investigative podcast about missing persons.

Born and raised in rural Wisconsin, Josh earned his undergraduate and law degrees at the University of Minnesota. He is licensed in Minnesota and Wisconsin (state and federal courts), Colorado and North Dakota (federal courts), and the U.S. Court of Appeals – 8th and 9th Circuits.

About Halunen Law: With offices in Minneapolis and Chicago, Halunen Law offers experienced legal representation for employees, whistleblowers, and those who have experienced illegal actions in their workplace. Halunen Law has achieved a reputation as a fearless, tenacious, and successful plaintiffs’ law firm, focused squarely on achieving justice for its clients and creating workplace and societal change. For more information, visit

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