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Christopher Daniel Jozwiak

Christopher Daniel Jozwiak

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Class Action, Consumer Protection

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About Me

Chris D. Jozwiak is a skilled litigator who has won striking victories on behalf of his clients in a diverse range of employment issues. He is a founding partner of Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP, and has been recognized as a Rising Star since 2011 and a Super Lawyer since 2014. Chris works tirelessly for his clients in cases involving whistleblower retaliation, sexual harassment, wage and hour violations, reprisal, discrimination, and wrongful termination. He also represents employees and consumers in national class actions.


Chris is a certified employment law specialist and currently serves as chair of the labor & employment section of the Minnesota State Bar Association.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Employment & Labor: 60%
  2. Consumer Protection: 20%
  3. Class Action: 20%

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Contact Info

Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta

100 South Fifth Street.
Suite 1200
Minneapolis, MN, 55402


MNAuthorized to practice200606/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerMinnesota Lawyer2014
Rising StarMinnesota Lawyer2013
Rising StarMinnesota Lawyer2012
Rising StarMinnesota Lawyer2011

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerBaillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP2011 - Present
Managing AttorneyHalunen and Associates2006 - 2011
Judicial ExternUnited States District Court, Minnesota2005 - 2006

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Minnesota State Bar Association, Labor and Employment LawVice Chair2013 - Present
Minnesota State Bar AssociationGoverning Council, Labor and Employment Section2009 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
National Employment Lawyers AssociationN/A2006 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Gilbert v. MetLife, 2011 WL 1843441, No. 09-1990 (Minn.D.2011)N/A
Johnston v. U.S. Bank National Association, 2009 WL 2900352, No. 08-0296 (D.Minn.2009)N/A
Hayes v. Dapper, 2008 WL 4301018, No. A07-1878 (Minn.Ct.App.2008)N/A

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Publication NameTitleDate
University of Minnesota Journal of Law & InequalityLofton v. Secretary of the Department of Children and Family Services: Florida’s Gay Adoption Ban Under Irrational Equal Protection Analysis2005

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Minnesota Law SchoolLawJD2006
Macalester CollegeHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2000

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
What You Must Know about E-Discovery to Prove Your Case and Avoid Big MistakesElectronic Discovery2012
Beyond MarriageEmployment Discrimination2012
Appearance Discrimination: A New Frontier of Employment Litigation?Appearance Discrimination2012
The Basics of Harassment Law - Federal and StateEmployment Law2011
Caregiver Discrimination Under the MHRA and Title VIICaregiver Discrimination2011
New Resources and Another Lens for Analyzing and Winning Gender and Caregiver Discrimination CasesFamily Responsibilities Discrimination2009