Gregg M. Corwin

Gregg M. Corwin

Location:
Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
Phone:
952-479-4160
Fax:
(952) 544-7151
Email:

Mr. Corwin received a B.A. summa cum laude and phi beta kappa from the University of Minnesota in 1969 and a J.D. cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1972. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Minnesota Bar Association, and Hennepin County Bar Association. He was a member of the Governing Council of the State Bar Labor and Employment Law Section and served as Treasurer and Secretary. He is now Co-Chair of the ABA Labor and Employment Law Sections-Federal Law Clerk Training Program.

Mr. Corwin has been in private practice since 1972. He is a charter member of the AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee.

Mr. Corwin has been named in every edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 1989-present and Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, in every year from 1993-present in the area of Labor/Employment Law.

Mr. Corwin has also been selected as a Leading Minnesota Attorney in the areas of Employment Law Individual, Labor Law and ADR - employment. Fewer than 6% of Minnesota attorneys receive this distinction from their peers. He has also been named as a Super Lawyer by the Minnesota Law and Politics and also named in the top 100 Super Lawyers in the state.

In 2011, The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers announced the election of Gregg M. Corwin as a newly elected Fellow. Election as a Fellow is the highest recognition by ones colleagues of sustained outstanding performance in the profession, exemplifying integrity, dedication and excellence. There are only about 1,100 lawyers who have earned this honor.

Mr. Corwin is also an approved mediator/arbitrator on the Minnesota Supreme Court Neutral-ADR Roster He has extensive experience in mediating and arbitrating disputes in both the private and public sectors. Mr. Corwin is also an American Arbitration Association arbitrator and Mediator specializing in employment and commercial disputes.

Mr. Corwin represents the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Councils No. 5, the Minnesota Association of Professional Employees (statewide), City Employees Union Local 363, Laborers Local 132 (Laborers International Union), Highway Patrol Supervisors Association, Communication Workers of America, Hennepin County Sheriff's Deputies Association (HCSDA), Hennepin County Sheriffs Supervisors Association, Anoka Hennepin Secretarial Association, Association of Clerical Employees, Minnesota Conservation Officers Association, Minnesota Conservation Officers Supervisors Association, among other unions.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law -- Employee
  • Employment Law -- Employer
  • Labor Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1972
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1972
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1976
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1977

Education

  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • J.D. cum laude - 1972
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • B.A. summa cum laude - 1969
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Representative Clients

  • AFSCME Councils 5
  • Laborers Local 363 and 132
  • MAPE
  • Communication Workers of America
  • Hennepin County Social Workers Supervisors
  • Hennepin County Sheriff's Deputies Association (HCSDA)
  • Hennepin County Sheriffs Supervisors
  • Minnesota Association of Professional Employees (Statewide)
  • City Employees Union Local 363
  • Highway Patrol Supervisors Association
  • Anoka Hennepin Secretarial Association
  • Association of Clerical Employees
  • Minnesota Conservation Officers Association
  • Minnesota Conservation Officers Supervisors Association

References

  • Associated Bank

Classes/Seminars

  • Faculty, "Collective Bargaining in a Distressed Economy", Public Sector Labor & Employment Law, February 20, 2009
  • "Anonymous Harassment - Where Unidentified Co-Workers Are the Culprits", American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law, April 1, 2009 - April 4, 2009
  • Faculty, "Public Sector Update - 2009", Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute, 2009
  • "Case Dismissed? Summary Judgment Practice in Employment Cases", ABA Section of Labor & Employment Law, November 4, 2009 - November 7, 2009
  • Faculty, "Reversing the 'Bush Board's' Legacy: Cases Likely to Be Overturned by the 'Obama Board' and the Implications for Practitioners", 36th Annual Labor & Employment Law Institute, November 19, 2009
  • Faculty, "The 2010 Funding Session and What Its Results Will Mean for Legal Work on Behalf of Public Sector Clients", Public Sector Labor & Employment Law, February 26, 2010
  • "Summary Judgment, Part I: The Paper Fight - How to Advance Your Position", American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law, 4th Annual Section of Labor and Employment Law Conference, November 3, 2010 - November 6, 2010
  • Faculty and Planner, "The Supremes: Minnesota and U.S. Supreme Court - Advanced Update", 37th Annual Labor & Employment Law Institute, November 18, 2010
  • Faculty, "When Bargaining Breaks Down and You're Headed Down the Path Toward Interest Arbitration: Have the Rules of the Road in Interest Arbitration Changed in These Troubled Economic Times?", Public Sector Labor & Employment Law, February 28, 2011
  • Faculty, "Layoffs, Leaves and Furloughs," "Public Sector Open Forum - A Question-and-Answer Session", Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute, May 23 & 2, 2011

Honors and Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America, 1989 - Present
  • "Leading Minnesota Attorney", Employment Law Individual, Labor Law & ADR-Employment
  • "Super Lawyer", Minnesota Law and Politics
  • Top 100 Super Lawyers in the State of Minnesota
  • Rated "AV" Martindale-Hubbell
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Labor/Employment Law, 1993 - Present
  • The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, Fellow

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Minnesota Bar Association, Member
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Member
  • Minnesota State Bar, Labor and Employment Law Section, Member, Governing Council
  • AFL-CIO, Charter Member, Lawyers Coordinating Committee
  • State Bar Labor and Employment Law Section, Treasurer and Secretary
  • ABA Labor and Employment Sections CLE/Institutes Committee, Union Co-Chair of the National Programs Subcommittee