Overview

Erik Mosvick is an all-around advisor for employers. He counsels on employee relations and sensitive workplace matters, advises on traditional labor law issues, and defends against employment and labor law claims. Erik works closely with his clients to focus on practical business solutions while keeping long-term strategies to develop best practices and reduce business and legal risks.

Employee Relations Counseling & Compliance

Erik assists employers of all sizes, including public and private companies, emerging businesses, and nonprofit organizations with complex workplace laws and sensitive matters. Erik counsels businesses regarding hiring practices, complex employee discipline and discharge matters, drug and alcohol testing nationwide, and the preparation of employment agreements and personnel policies.

Erik draws upon his litigation experience to better advise on employment decisions and risk assessment and management by understanding how those decisions may be questioned by employees and their counsel in court or before administrative agencies.

Labor Management Relations

Erik helps national businesses navigate grievance arbitrations, unfair labor practice proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board and responses to union organizing campaigns and petitions for representation. He also counsels clients and trains management staff on practical strategies for effective employee management in unionized environments.

Employment Litigation

Erik also represents employers in all stages of litigation. He has successfully represented employers in state and federal courts, arbitration proceedings, and federal, state and municipal agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Minnesota Department of Human Rights.

Personal Interests

Erik enjoys playing soccer and hockey, traveling with his wife, and exploring the outdoors with his two rescued dogs.

Credentials

Bar Admissions

Minnesota
North Dakota

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota

Clerkships

Fourth Judicial District Court of Minnesota, Hon. Lois Conroy, 2013-2015

Education

University of Minnesota Law School
J.D. magna cum laude (2013)

University of Minnesota
B.A. in Political Science (2010)

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • Volunteer Lawyers Network
  • Local nonprofit organizations (representing and counseling on various employment law matters)

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association — Labor & Employment Law Section Member, Practice & Procedure Under the NLRA Committee Member
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association

Civic Activities

  • Nativity Lutheran Church — Council Member, 2017-present; Council President, 2019-present

Honors

  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2017
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