Jonathon defends clients in product liability and labor and employment matters. Jonathon focuses his current practice on product liability and employment law. He defends clients against various chemical exposure allegations and is particularly experienced with mold after representing a military housing provider whose properties allegedly contained the substance. His litigation experience also includes mediation relating to employee dismissal after FMLA leave. In addition, Jonathon counsels clients on federal and state employment law, helping them avoid potential litigation. He frequently advises on employee handbooks and necessary revisions after new legislation.

The gig economy has had a substantial impact on employment nationwide, and Minnesota is no different. Minneapolis in particular has been a hotbed for disputes between rideshare companies and local lawmakers trying to increase pay for their drivers. National rideshare companies recently threatened to pull out of Minneapolis entirely after the city council mandated pay increases that the companies said went further than necessary to meet the city’s minimum wage standards. Implementation of the new ordinance, and the threatened exodus by rideshare employers, have been delayed while the state legislature works on passing new regulations for the industry that would apply across Minnesota.Continue Reading Changes Coming for Minnesota Rideshare Employees