Brian Thomas Rochel

Brian Thomas Rochel

Employment / Labor Attorney

Minneapolis, MN





No Misconduct



About Me

I represent employees in trial and litigation of discrimination, wrongful termination, whistleblower, retaliation and all types of employment law claims, as well as advise and negotiate employment contracts and severance agreements for employees.

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

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Great Attorney who will treat you as a person and seek justice and not a paycheck!

Posted by: Ja about 2 months ago.

Brian handled my wrongful termination case against a smaller company. This small company was absolutely ruthless in its efforts to stall and derail...

Brian is awesome!

Posted by: James 4 months ago.

Brian was great and I would recommend him to anyone who needs an attorney. I talked to a few attorneys before I decided to go with Brian. He was...
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Phillip Michael Kitzer
Phillip Kitzer

Minneapolis, MN

About 1 year ago

Relationship: Co-worker

I have worked with Brian Rochel for several years. Brian is an extremely diligent, honest, and intelligent attorney. He develops excellent...
Christopher Joseph Kuhlman
Christopher Kuhlman

Minneapolis, MN

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. Brian knows his stuff and genuinely cares about his Clients which generally leads to great results for them.
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2010 License Status: Authorized to practice for the state of Minnesota.
Last updated by Avvo: 08/06/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2013 – present

Schaefer Halleen


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2010 Certificate in Advocacy & Problem Solving in

Hamline University School of Law-Dispute Resolution Center


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2013 Rising Star

Super Lawyers


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2010- present

Minnesota State Bar Association

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2013 Regular Contributor Monthly Appellate Court Update--8th Circuit

Federal Bar Association (FBA) Labor & Employment Section

2013 The Jury's Still Out: Assessing the Constitutionality of the MHRA's Ban on Jury Trials

Hennepin Lawyer

Speaking Engagements

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2014 ADAAA Claims: Employers Retreat and Reload

at 8th Circuit Conference

2013 "Becoming the Land of 10,000 Languages: Effectively Working with Interpreters and Navigating other Challenges when Representing Immigrants" (Moderator)


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