Phyllis Karasov | 952-896-1569 | pkarasov@larkinhoffman.com

Phyllis Karasov advises businesses on labor and employment matters. Her clients come from a variety of sectors, including construction, manufacturing, higher education, K-12 private education, nonprofit and healthcare. She provides counsel in all areas of human resources, including hiring, handbooks, regulatory compliance, discrimination, sexual harassment, discipline and termination, Americans with Disabilities Act, OSHA rules and the Family and Medical Leave Act. As a former National Labor Relations Board attorney, Phyllis is often called upon to represent clients in labor union matters including arbitrations, collective bargaining agreements and union contracts. In higher education, Phyllis is an experienced and trained investigator of Title IX complaints.

Christopher J. Harristhal | 952-896-3312 | charristhal@larkinhoffman.com

Chris represents management in both litigation and counseling on employment law matters and other areas of business litigation. His clients range from manufacturing companies to the service industry. He practices in multiple states, has appeared in numerous federal courts and is admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court. He also conducts training for managers and human resources professionals.

Dayle Nolan | 952-896-3275 | dnolan@larkinhoffman.com

Dayle Nolan is a trusted business advisor who counsels clients to manage risk strategically and avoid protracted litigation. She has a strong track record for integrity, responsiveness, ingenuity, pragmatism, and client satisfaction. She has more than 37 years of labor and employment and business counseling and litigation experience representing and advising businesses in many states in all aspects of employment, labor, and business matters. She has advised on wage-and-hour laws, family leave laws, all types of discrimination, compliance, OSHA, non-competition agreements, harassment, shareholder disputes, independent contractor issues, and countless human resource and personnel issues including handling employee/management training and drafting, reviewing, and interpreting contracts.

Daniel J. Ballintine | 952-896-3288 | dballintine@larkinhoffman.com

Daniel J. Ballintine has more than 20 years of experience collaborating with businesses to develop and deliver successful litigation strategies involving employment claims. His practice covers virtually every type of employment-related case, including non-compete, discrimination, sexual harassment, overtime, medical leave, trade secret and other claims in state and federal court. Dan also has a niche specialty handling cases that involve temporary restraining orders. He works hand-in-hand with human resource professionals and provides counsel in every aspect of the employment relationship. He acts as general counsel for clients across a broad range of industries and represents all types of businesses including senior care conglomerates, manufacturing companies, retail establishments and service firms.

Andrew D. Moran | 952-896-1541 | amoran@larkinhoffman.com

Andrew D. Moran represents and advises businesses in commercial litigation and employment law matters. He has litigated cases in state and federal courts, as well as in arbitration. Andrew focuses on the defense of employment-related disputes, as well as counseling both businesses and individuals on disputes over non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, confidential information, trade secret disputes, and a variety of contract and tort-related disputes. Andrew also counsels clients on a broad range of labor and employment law matters.

John A. Kvinge | 952-896-1554 | jkvinge@larkinhoffman.com

John A. Kvinge advises clients facing litigation, including contractual disputes, trade secret, copyright and other intellectual property matters, closely-held corporation shareholder claims, employment discrimination defense, and premises liability and personal injury defense. John delivers efficient and effective representation in the midst of challenging, complex disputes.

Katherine E. Muller | 952-896-3308 | kmuller@larkinhoffman.com

Katherine E. Muller is an intellectual property litigator who represents clients in patent, trademark, copyright and trade secrets litigation. She is also a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and has represented clients in both trademark and patent administrative proceedings. Katie teaches legal writing and oral advocacy at the University of Minnesota Law School for students in intellectual property moot court classes and coaches the competition team competing in the AIPLA’s national moot court competition.

R. Henry Pfutzenreuter | 952-896-3325 | hpfutzenreuter@larkinhoffman.com

R. Henry Pfutzenreuter advises clients in litigation, with a focus on franchise and distribution, employment and commercial disputes. He represents a broad range of businesses, from startups and closely held corporations, to international franchises and publicly traded companies. Henry approaches disputes with a balance of pragmatism and zeal that maximizes his clients’ business objectives and minimizes the burden of litigation. He is adept at using the latest litigation technology to thoroughly review the evidence, present his clients’ positions effectively to the court, and obtain the most efficient results possible.

Susan E. Tegt | 952-896-6713 | stegt@larkinhoffman.com

Susan Tegt represents and counsels clients in a wide variety of commercial, contractual, franchise and distribution disputes. Susan’s experience distinctively includes serving as in-house corporate counsel for two franchise brands: the emerging Waxing the City® brand and top global franchise, Anytime Fitness®. She is also a seasoned trial attorney with comprehensive experience in arbitration and litigation in the state and federal district and appellate courts. With Susan’s range of experience, her clients trust her as both a zealous advocate and someone who will find practical and clear solutions to challenging problems.

Nic S. Puechner | 952-896-3297 | npuechner@larkinhoffman.com

Nic S. Puechner is a litigator who represents business owners, organizations, and private clients in litigation and business matters by providing focused solutions tailored to their individual needs. He focuses his practice on commercial litigation and employment law.

Alexander J. Beeby | 952-896-1532 | abeeby@larkinhoffman.com

Alexander J. Beeby is a litigator who helps business owners and managers to resolve disputes regarding employment, bankruptcy and other areas of their business. Alex focuses on complex bankruptcy matters, including adversary cases and Chapter 11 reorganization, and bankruptcy-related matters, including complex post-judgment collections, fraudulent transfers and receiverships. He also advises employers regarding wrongful discharge and discrimination issues and other labor and employment matters.

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