Seymour Mansfield, a founding shareholder of Mansfield Tanick & Cohen, P.A., has 40 years of diverse legal experience, and is licensed to practice in Minnesota and Illinois, the U.S. Supreme Court, various federal district and appeals courts. He now focuses on:
For the past two decades, Mr. Mansfield has been selected as a Minnesota "Super Lawyer" and among the Top 40 Super Lawyers in the area of Labor and Employment Law, and over the years, as a "Super Lawyer" and "Leading Lawyer" in the area of Commercial Litigation.
He is the Firm's primary representative to Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW), a commercial association of over 109 independent commercial law firms located in 59 countries and 148 key cities, comprising over 3500 lawyers worldwide. He served on LAW's governing board from 2002 through 2008. Mr. Mansfield frequently lectures and writes on business law and litigation-related topics.
Active in volunteering, pro bono legal services, philanthropy and other ways of giving back to the community, he was recognized as 2009 Honoree of The Fund for the Legal Aid Society (Fund) at its Law Day Testimonial Dinner for his life time achievements in supporting legal services and the pursuit of social and economic justice for the disadvantaged.
He and his wife, Susan, were honored at the 2007 World Premiere of the Basilica of St. Mary's Holocaust Memorial Oratorio.
Mr. Mansfield was a co-founder and serves on the Board and Executive Committee of The Fund; the Boards of Jewish Community Action and the Albert and Anne Mansfield Foundation. For more about Mr. Mansfield's community involvement, see http://www.mansfieldtanick.com/CM/Articles/Law-Day-Dinner.asp.
Mr. Mansfield resides in southwest Minneapolis with Susan, his wife of over 40 years. He has three grown children, Alexis and Justin, and Steven, and enjoys scuba diving, underwater photography, ping-pong, tennis, biking and fitness training.
Licensed since 1969
Hourly ($365-465/hour), Contingent (15-45%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)
Cash, Check, Credit Card
|MN||Authorized to practice||1978||06/29/2015|
|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1969||05/14/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Leading Lawyer||Minnesota Guidebook of Leading Attorneys||1999|
|Leading Lawyer||Minnesota Guidebook of Leading Attorneys||1998|
|Leading Lawyer||Minnesota Guidebook of Leading Attorneys||1997|
|Leading Lawyer||Minnesota Guidebook of Leading Attorneys||1996|
|Leading Lawyer||Minnesota Guidebook of Leading Attorneys||1995|
|Leading Lawyer||Minnesota Guidebook of Leading Attorneys||1994|
|Founding Partner, Officer & Director||Mansfield Tanick & Cohen, P.A.||1989 - Present|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American Bar Association, Advisory Panel||Member||2007 - Present|
|Hennepin County Bar Association||Board of Governors||1997 - Present|
|Minnesota State Bar Association Foundation||President||1997 - 1998|
|American Bar Association, House of Delegates||Member||1997 - Present|
|Network of Leading Lawyers||Member||1996 - 2005|
|Minnesota State Bar Association Foundation||Board Member||1994 - Present|
|Hennepin County Bar Association||Board of Governors||1988 - 1994|
|National Employment Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|US China Business Connections Slide Show||China Employment Law Developments||2009|
|Super Lawyer--Corporate Counsel||Dont Mess Around with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act||2009|
|Footnote||The IRS Wins a Battle But Not the War||2003|
|Successful Trade Secret and Enforcement Strategies||Understanding the Nature and Protection of Trade Secrets and Their Interplay with Confidentiality Agreements, Noncompete Covenants, and Related Federal and State Law||1998|
|Minnesota Institute of Legal Education||Noncompetes and Trade Secrets: Protecting Personnel and Ideas in a High Tech Society||1998|
|Financial Institution Law||View from the Plaintiffs' Bar: Is the Consumer Class Worth Bringing?: A Current Review of Common Creditor Errors||1998|
|Business Law Institute||Taking the Credit but None of the Blame: A Primer on Interest Limits for Businesses Extending Credit||1996|
|Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association||Defamation||1995|
|Employment Law Handbook||Defamation||1994|
|Resource Reports||Limited Liability Companies - The Best of Both Worlds||1992|
|DePaul University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1969|
|University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign||Sociology||BS - Bachelor of Science||1966|
|Financial Institution Law, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education||View From the Plaintiffs' Bar: Is the Consumer Class Worth Bringing? A Current Review of Common Creditor Errors||1998|
|3rd Annual Law & Technology Show||Noncompetes and Trade Secrets: Protecting Personnel and Ideas in a High-Tech Society||1998|
|Minnesota CLE, Business Law Institute||Taking the Credit, but None of the Liability--Avoiding Pitfalls in Extending Credit to Customers||1996|
|MILE||Crafting Employment and Severance Contracts||1996|
|Minnesota Institute of Legal Education||Litigation Update||1995|
|Minnesota CPA Society MEGA Conference||How to Help Your Client When the I-Team Comes Calling - Media Crisis Management for CPSS||1995|