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Eric David Satre

About me

I have spent most of the past 27 years helping individuals and companies solve their employment issues.  My expertise in the field has been recoginzed by my peers who have sought me out to help them sucessfully resolve their own employment litigation issues.


In addition, much of my work has come from referrals mainly from long time practitioners who recognize my passion for providing lasting solutions for my clients. 


I have also been active in the community having previously served on a site counsel for my children's elementry school as well as the financial counsel for my parish.  More recently I have been active in coaching athletics including 15 years coaching youth and AAU basketball as well as youth football and soccer teams. 




Practice areas


  1. Employment & Labor: 85%
    27 years, 1.2 thousand cases
  2. Litigation: 15%
    27 years, 350 cases



Hourly ($250-375/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

3 total 

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  • John Cecil Holden

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Eric Satre for over twenty-five years and have had the pleasure of working with Eric on a number of employment cases. He is an excellent attorney and a tireless advocate for the employees he represents. Eric is a knowledgeable and skilled employment attorney who gets the best possible results for his clients. Eric is respected in the legal community as an attorney who zealously represents his clients in a highly ethical manner.


    John Holden Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Christopher Robert Walsh

    I heartily endorse this lawyer. Eric Satre is one of the preeminent Plaintiff's employment attorneys in Minnesota. We practiced together in a small firm many years ago. We worked as co-counsel and tried cases together, during and after our work at that firm. Eric's caring and thoughtful advice to me and our clients over the years has been outstanding. His hard work, insight, and practical knowledge regarding so many areas of employment and discrimination law has helped us win or settle many cases and resolve employment disputes. Eric Satre is the first person I call when I want to discuss a complex case in the employment arena. He never disappoints, and often suggests a legal theory or solution that is practical and sound, but creative and original.


    Christopher Walsh Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Satre Law

2706 Gannon Road.
Suite D
Saint PAul, MN, 55116


MNAuthorized to practice198707/31/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Labor and Employment LawyersSuper Lawyers Magazine2001
Super LawyerMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2000
Super LawyerMinnesota Super Lawyers1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
FounderSatre Law Firm2015 - Present
PartnerJones Satre & Weimer PLLC2008 - 2015
PartnerConnor Satre & Schaff, PLLC1991 - 2008
Supervising AttorneyRobert Brenner & Assoc.1989 - 1991
Tax ConsultantTouche Ross1986 - 1988
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Employment Lawyers Association (Minnesota chapter)N/A2015 - Present
Minnesota State Bar Association, 1st District Bar AssociationN/A2002 - Present
National Employment Lawyers AssociationN/A1996 - 2003
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Wieneger v. Lee Johnson, et. al.Our client prevailed and our frim made new law.
Novotny-Young, et. al. v. The Stroh Brewery CompanySettlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
National UnderwritersEmployment Practices Liability: Guide to Risk and Exposure Coverages, Second Edition2012
Employment Practices Liability: Guide to Risk Exposures and Coverage, 2nd EditionThe FLSA and Retaliation Chapters2012
Employment Law for Plaintiff's Lawyers, MILETurning Doors into Windows2002
Sexual Harassment following Faragher and EllerthSexual Harassment following Faragher and Ellerth1998
The Accountant's Business ManuelChapters on Valuation and Obtaining Financing1986
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
University of Wisconsin, Eau ClaireEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Hennepin County Bar Association LuncheoinMinnesota Human Rights Act Pre-emption2006
Minnesota Instistitute of Legal EducationThe Business Case for Diversity2003
Lavendar Law 2003 St. PAulRecent Cases in religion and Prefrence2003
First Judiicial DIstrict CLEEmployment Law For Non-Employment Lawyers2002
Employment Law for Plaintiff's LawyersTurning Doors Into Windows2002
NELA Minnesota Monthly MeetingSexual Harassment following Faragher and Ellerth1998
Employment Law 1996Handling Difficult Clients1996