Jessica’s practice focuses on employment advice, employment and commercial litigation and labor law. In the employment arena, she provides strategic advice regarding the establishment of employment policies and procedures and counsels clients on the creation, maintenance and termination of employment relationships, investigations and managing all aspects of the employment relationship. When the employment relationship must end, she assists clients in understanding their obligations with respect to issues such as severance, state and federal employment statutes, and non-competition agreements. If matters cannot be resolved, she is highly experienced in representing clients in federal or state courts across the country on employment and complex civil and commercial disputes. In the labor arena, Jessica has represented companies with the NLRB, labor disputes, arbitrations and contract negotiations.
Jessica is a Minnesota State Bar Association Board Certified Labor and Employment Law Specialist. She also is a certified mediator and arbitrator for resolutions outside the court system. Jessica speaks extensively on employment law and litigation topics and leads multiple seminars each year.
Nick represents organizations large and small in all stages of employment and commercial litigation. He also defends employers in government audits and investigations, including state and federal wage-and-hour audits and OSHA investigations. Nick frequently advises clients on a variety of day-to-day compliance and workplace issues, and assists them with drafting policies and procedures to meet their business needs. On the labor relations front, Nick represents companies in labor disputes, contract negotiations, and other matters involving federal labor law.
Nick earned his law degree magna cum laude from Mitchell Hamline School of Law. While in law school, he received a CALI Award honoring the highest-scoring student in their respective class, participated extensively with the Minnesota Justice Foundation, and served as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Public Policy and Practice. Nick earned his Bachelor of Arts in History from Hamline University in St. Paul, MN, where he also played varsity baseball.
Outside of the office, Nick enjoys playing and watching sports, cooking, and taking his dog to dog parks across the Twin Cities.
Alex is a seasoned civil litigator with a strong background in employment and business litigation. At Roe Law Group, Alex defends clients of all sizes against employment discrimination and retaliation claims. He also handles matters involving unfair competition issues, such as enforceability of restrictive covenants and misappropriation of trade secrets. In addition, Alex leans on his litigation experience to help employers identify and resolve potential issues before those issues lead to a lawsuit.
Alex earned his law degree magna cum laude from Rutgers School of Law – Camden (now Rutgers Law School) in Camden, New Jersey. As a law student he served as Articles Editor for the Rutgers Law Journal, was a legal writing teaching assistant, and participated in the Rutgers Civil Immigration Clinic. Alex earned his Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Macalester College in St. Paul, MN.
Away from the office Alex enjoys spending time with his family, baking, and biking.