Bob Alfton spoke in October at the 24th Biennial Congress of the World Jurist Association in Prague, Czech Republic. His topic was "Labor Law in the Public Sector (Makes the Headlines in 2011)
Brendan Cummins was on the planning committee for the 2012 annual conference of the National Academy of Arbitrators and has accepted an invitation to speak at the conference in June 2012.
Brendan Cummins has been certified as a Labor and Employment Law Specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association.
Brendan Cummins published an article in the ABA Journal of Labor & Employment Law, The Law of the Land in Labor Arbitration: The Impact of 14 Penn Plaza LLC v. Pyett, Vol. 25, No. 2, Winter 2010.
Justin Cummins is currently authoring a chapter on litigation of discrimination cases that will appear in a book on employment law.
Justin Cummins recently published, "The Promise of the Minnesota Human Rights Act Denied: Kreuger v. Zeman Construction Company", 4 Wm. Mitchell J. L. & P. 4 (2011).
Justin Cummins continues to write the quarterly article on developments in employment law for the Minnesota Association for Justice.
Justin Cummins has accepted an invitation to speak at the bi-annual National Employment Lawyers Association's Eighth Circuit Conference and at the annual Employment Law Institute, and he also recently spoke at the annual Labor & Employment Institute.
Justin Cummins has been certified as a Labor and Employment Law Specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association.
Justin Cummins continues to be identified as a "Super Lawyer" by his peers in Minnesota.
2011 was the recipient of the Leonard Lindquist Distinguished Service Award, which is given annually to a labor/employment lawyer who has demonstrated excellence and commitment to the practice over many years.
Bill O'Brien was among the first lawyers in Minnesota to be certified as a Labor/Employment Law Specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association.
In 2011, Bill O'Brien was chosen as the winner of the Karla Wahl Dedicated Advocacy Award, given annually by the Minnesota Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers' Association.
Bill O'Brien has been re-appointed by the Minnesota Supreme Court to the Board of Legal Certification.
Bill O'Brien has accepted an invitation to speak at the 2012 annual conference of the National Academy of Arbitrators.