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Protecting All You
Have Worked For

Specializing in Employment Retaliation, Whistleblowers and Executive Negotiations


Employment Law  Practice Areas

Employment Discrimination

Retaliation for Taking FMLA Leave

Wage Theft - Failure to Pay Overtime


Severance and Non-Compete Agreements

Qui Tam / False Claims Act Cases
Reprisal for Reporting Discrimination

Breach of Contract and Executive Negotiations

Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault 



After years of managing larger employment law firms, Chris Jozwiak committed to limit his practice to selective employment matters in order to remain close to his clients and cases.


Chris is a highly decorated litigator who has won impressive victories on behalf of his clients in a range of employment cases. He has been named to the lists of Top 100 Minnesota Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America and other accolades.  He works tirelessly for his clients in cases involving whistleblower retaliation, sexual harassment, wage and hour violations, discrimination and wrongful termination.  Chris has represented employees in national class action lawsuits and is a certified Employment Law Specialist.  

He is a former Chair of both the Minnesota State Bar Association's Labor & Employment Section and the Labor & Employment Specialist Certification Board.  Chris is currently a Board Member of Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid and sits on the Governance Committee.  



  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, MN, J.D., cum laude; Executive Editor, Journal of Law and Inequality

  • Macalester College, St. Paul, MN, B.A., cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa


  • Minnesota Supreme Court

  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota

Professional Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Chair of the Labor & Employment Law Specialist Certification Board

  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Chair of the Labor & Employment Law Section Governing Council

  • National Employment Lawyers Association, Minnesota Chapter

  • Federal Bar Association, Minnesota Chapter Member and Pro Se Project Volunteer Attorney

  • Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, Board Member, Governance Committee

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America©, Employment Law - Individuals, 2018-2023; Litigation - Labor and Employment, 2020-2023

  • Top 100 Minnesota Super Lawyers®, 2018-2023

  • Super Lawyers® Super Lawyer, 2014-2023

  • Super Lawyers® Rising Star, Plaintiff, 2011-2013

  • MSBA Certified Employment Law Specialist


Tel:  612.501.9756

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