Halunen Law in the News

Halunen Law Welcomes Attorney Brent Benrud

Senior attorney joins firm as partner and chair of Employment Practice Group Halunen Law is pleased to announce that attorney Brent Benrud has joined the firm. As a partner and chair of Halunen’s nationally recognized employment law practice group, Benrud brings over 30 years of a highly successful law practice, decades of litigation experience, a …

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CBS News Minnesota Interviews Employment Attorney Charles Horowitz About Employee Rights When Being Laid Off

On Monday, January 30, 2023, CBS News Minnesota segment Good Question asked “What are your rights if you’re laid off?” And employment attorney Charles Horowitz answered with an informative discussion regarding employee rights, and what to do if you’ve been terminated or think you might be. From the story: Prior to accepting a severance package, …

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Connecticut AUSA Announces Settlement of FCA Claim Brought by Client Represented by Susan Coler and Nathaniel Smith

We are happy to announce the settlement of an FCA claim brought by our client Mr. Balistrieri. The defendant paid over $475k to resolve allegations that its claims on government contracts included illegal inflated G&A rates. Notably, our client received a 19% share of the proceeds received by the government. Said attorney Susan Coler, “procurement …

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Halunen Law recognized as “Minnesota’s Best” Employment Lawyer and Law Firm for second consecutive year

Firm wins Gold Award honors in Star Tribune statewide “Minnesota’s Best” Campaign  MINNEAPOLIS, MN (September 25, 2022): Minneapolis-based Halunen Law received the distinct honor of being selected for the second consecutive year as a Gold Award Winner for its outstanding work in the legal field. In the 2022 Star Tribune “Minnesota’s Best” campaign, voters from …

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Halunen Law attorneys selected to 2022 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in Minnesota lists

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (July 18, 2022) Haluen Law is pleased to announce that several of its attorneys were selected to the 2022 Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists, a distinguished acknowledgment by legal peers of fellow attorneys’ outstanding work. The firm’s consistent representation on these two prestigious lists reflects its deep expertise and record of …

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Halunen Law Represents Starr Suggs in Lawsuit Challenging Racial Discrimination at POST

KSTP TV aired a lengthy investigative report on Monday evening about a lawsuit brought by Starr Suggs against the Minnesota Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) board. Suggs is represented by Halunen Law employment attorneys Colin Pasterski and Maria Shatanova. The lawsuit challenges racial discrimination and retaliation that Suggs alleges she experienced while working at …

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Halunen Law’s Clayton Halunen and Susan Coler share insights on “Winning Whistleblower Claims” at the 2022 Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute

Halunen Law False Claims Act/Whistleblower attorney Susan Coler chaired a panel of nationally known whistleblower attorneys who shared their insider perspectives on what it takes to win whistleblower cases. The panel included Minnesota employment lawyer Clayton Halunen, SEC whistleblower attorney Jordan Thomas (New York), and FCA trial lawyer Josh Russ (Dallas). In a provocative conversation, …

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Halunen Law False Claims Act Attorney Susan Coler receives recognition by Super Lawyers as one of Top Women Attorneys in Minnesota

Halunen Law is pleased to announce that Partner and False Claims Act attorney Susan Coler is again being recognized by Minnesota Super Lawyers and listed in the April Mpls./St. Paul Magazine as one of the Top Women Attorneys in the state. An MSBA Labor and Employment Law specialist, Coler was chosen for her Employment and …

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