Holden Law Firm counsels individuals and small business on employment law and business law matters in Minneapolis and the surrounding suburban area.
John Holden’s practice consists primarily of counseling and representing individual and business clients on matters involving employment law and general business law. He prides himself on understanding your legal needs and responding promptly, efficiently and effectively. John Holden has practiced employment and business law for thirty years and worked as in-house counsel for two large international transportation companies before starting his own employment and business law firm.
John Holden assists employees, independent contractors and small businesses negotiate, draft, review and comment on all types of employment agreements between employees, independent contractors and businesses. He has extensive expertise in negotiating and drafting executive employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, consulting service agreements, confidential or nondisclosure agreements, severance agreements, non-competition agreements and any and all other related employment agreements.
John Holden has represented employers and employees in sex, race, disability, age discrimination and harassment cases and unemployment cases before administrative agencies, and filed in State and Federal Courts, and the Minnesota Appellate Courts.
John Holden is an accomplished attorney with extensive experience advising and representing businesses in a wide range of employment law matters arising under federal, state, and local laws. He has developed a reputation for providing practical and business-based approaches that facilitate prompt and constructive solutions on behalf of small and medium size businesses. He has a demonstrated track record of providing legal expertise that helps companies reduce turnover, improve their work environment, reduce claims, and prevent costly litigation – all provided through services offered at affordable rates.
John Holden provides effective and practical legal advice based on sound business judgment, and ability to identify and avoid issues before they become a liability.
John Holden is a graduate of William Mitchell College of Law and did his undergraduate work at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. John Holden regularly volunteers his time for start-up businesses and minority businesses as a volunteer attorney for numerous non-profits.
Holden Law Firm is available to represent a select number of small to medium size businesses who have an on-going need for employment counsel, contract review, lease negotiations, conflict resolution and litigation management in order to help your business. Holden Law Firm’s Select General Counsel Program can help your business be successful and avoid costly litigation.
John Holden can assist with the following:
Using Severance Agreements: A severance agreement is a contract between an employer and an employee. In most situations, the employee will be giving up his or her right to sue the employer and the employee will be provided additional compensation, benefits or other consideration for giving up this right. The employer and employee can agree […]
The Unemployment Compensation Law in Minnesota: An employment separation situation is when an individual’s employment ends for any reason such as lack of work, voluntary quitting or a termination. In order to obtain unemployment insurance you must apply for it on line with the Minnesota Unemployment Insurance Program, www.uimn.org. If you are laid off or […]
If you are threatened with being fired or laid off from your employment, I can assist you with the process of negotiating a severance agreement. A Minnesota Severance Package is offered for various reasons, but some of the reasons include: The Employer has a policy of offering employees a Minnesota Severance Package The Employee has […]