Why Choose the Employment Lawyers at Halunen Law?

Named Minnesota’s Top Whistleblower Law Firm

In settlements achieved for employees

Before going to trial

Our fearless advocates
achieve results

Unflinching Determination and a Proven Guide

We know challenging your employer may seem daunting, but our employment attorneys in Minneapolis have the proven expertise and experience to guide the way. We are fearless in pursuit of justice on your behalf. Together we’ll chart the course and take a stand for what’s right.

Wrongful Termination

Being fired from your job can be incredibly stressful. Many terminations are considered wrongful under the law.

Learn more about what constitutes wrongful termination and your rights.

Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment takes many forms.  Regardless, it boils down to violating a person’s rights to be safe and feel comfortable at work.

Read more about this all-too-prevalent conduct and your rights.


Unfortunately, workplace discrimination continues to be a recurring issue. Whether it’s based on race, age, gender, disability, sexual preference, or other characteristics, you have rights!

We will fight for your rights against this illegal behavior.

Whistleblower Retaliation

If you have witnessed illegal conduct at work, challenged it, and were fired as a result, this may be employee retaliation. Employee retaliation is ILLEGAL!

Learn about your rights against this form of wrongful termination.

Whistleblower Law

The False Claims Act and similar state statutes provide significant financial rewards to whistleblowers who expose fraud against government agencies or programs.

Hostile Work Environment

Your daily job might have inherent stresses, but if you’re dealing with a hostile work environment, you may actually have legal recourse. Read about what factors to consider and your rights.


A severance may be offered and used against an employee to leverage the company’s interests and limit the employee’s options. Learn more about our expertise in navigating these critical negotiations.

Wage & Hour

Federal and state laws protect employees, requiring fair payment for hours worked and proper classification of employees. When these laws are broken, workers can file claims and seek damages. We have the expertise to help.

Representing Employees in Minneapolis & Nationwide

Everyone deserves to be treated fairly, and with respect. Being an individual employee shouldn’t change that. Regardless of whoever you work for, the national employment lawyers at Halunen Law fight each day to protect the rights of workers. We believe workers are entitled to fair treatment under the law, and corporate interests shouldn’t be put before employee rights. Our passion and perseverance have yielded positive results for employees in Minnesota, California, Illinois, and beyond.

With years of trial and appeals experience in both state and federal courts, our attorneys have successfully litigated hundreds of employment cases. These cases have involved:

  • Wrongful Termination – being terminated for unjust reasons can be illegal
  • Sexual harassment – sexual misconduct in the workplace effects both men & women, and can range from verbal comments to physical touching or assault
  • Retaliation for Whistleblowing – many times those who have reported illegal conduct of some sort to their employer get fired, that’s against the law
  • Workers’ compensation retaliation – firing or laying off on employee
  • FMLA retaliation – punishing employees for use of thier Family Medial Leave Act rights
  • Age – discriminating against some due to their age
  • Religion – discriminating against some due to their religion or religious beliefs
  • Disability – discriminating against some due to their disability or a perceived disability, or failing to provide a reasonable accommodation
  • Gender – discriminating against some due to their gender, which can include pay differences or failing to promote someone, or discrimination due to pregnancy
  • Race – discriminating against some due to their race or national origin
  • Sexual Orientation – discriminating against some due to their gender identity or LGTBQ status

We also represent employees who have been denied overtime or misclassified as independent contractors  as individuals or employment class actions. We litigate qui tam or False Claims Act cases on behalf of whistleblowers who challenge companies that engage in fraud against the federal or state government.

Choose Halunen Law as Your National Employment Lawyers

We understand that it can be intimidating to stand alone against an employer. Our job is to help fight for your legal rights when they’ve been violated. We provide an open, professional environment where our clients can feel comfortable, yet confident, our tough-minded National Employment lawyers will aggressively tackle the case.

If you have been wronged and want to explore what your rights are, please contact us for a free, confidential consultation.

In this short video, Halunen Law Founder and Managing Partner, Clayton Halunen, describes his experience with employment law and what caused him to begin a firm that focuses on combating illegal corporate practices.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions about being a whistleblower? Find the answers to commonly asked questions regarding the False Claims Act and other whistleblower statutes.

Signs of Retaliation

You may be experiencing retaliation or punishment. This could be subtle or obvious, or you may be afraid that someone is planning to pay you back. They could pay you back by firing or discrediting you. You’ll need to learn what signs to look for.

Contact Us for Help

Our firm’s Minnesota employee rights lawyers are available to advise you about your legal rights and your options for moving forward. Contact us at 612-605-4098 or toll free at 866-523-8533 for assistance.

This contact form is deactivated because you refused to accept Google reCaptcha service which is necessary to validate any messages sent by the form.