Bill Egan

Bill Egan

Attorney Employment Law & Litigation
Bill is the firm’s Senior Employment Law Attorney. Bill brings a pragmatic approach to the prevention and resolution of conflict in the workplace, partnering with clients as a trusted advisor, experienced investigator, dedicated advocate and skilled negotiator.
612 455 3974 began@jux.law https://www.linkedin.com/in/billegan/

Primary Practice Areas

 
  • Workplace Counseling
  • Employment Contract Negotiations
  • HR Compliance Training
  • Employment Misconduct Investigations
  • Workplace Trial Claims

Education

  • J.D., cum laude, William Mitchell College of Law
  • B.A., American Studies, The University of Notre Dame
   

Admissions & Licenses

  • State of Minnesota
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin

Awards

William Mitchell College of Law Alumni Association Award of Merit (1985)

Professional Associations

  • Chair, Minnesota Board on Judicial Standards (2011 – 2012); Vice Chair (2009 – 2010) (Member – 2006 to 2014)(state judicial disciplinary body – gubernatorial appointment)

Pro Bono, Civic & Charitable Activities

  • Chair and Treasurer, Finance Committee of the Board of Directors, Alzheimer’s Association of Minnesota-North Dakota (2009 -2013); Compliance Officer (2009 – 2013); Chair, Investment Committee (2010 – 2013), Governance Committee (2009 – 2013), Strategic Planning Committee (2012), Compensation Committee (2009 – 2013), Audit Committee, ex officio (2011- 2103), Executive Director Search Committee (2012); Board Member (2007 – 2013)
  • Chair, Archdiocesan Finance Council, Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis (1992-93); Allocations Committee Chair (1990-92), Community Services Sub-Committee (1985-1988) (Member from 1985-1995)
  • Chair, Our Lady of Grace Catholic School Board (1997-1999) (Member 1996-1999)
  • Mentor/Speaker, Virtuous Business Leaders, John Vianney Seminary, University of St. Thomas (1990-present)
  • Adjunct Instructor, William Mitchell College of Law, Professional Responsibility (1995), Recent Supreme Court Decisions (2000)

Selected Seminars & Presentations

  • Missteps on the Path to Virtue: The Corrosive Effect of the Little Things, Virtuous Business Leader Series, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota (February 2015).
  • Workplace Investigations, Private Client Annual Meeting Event, Bloomington, Minnesota (June 2012).
  • Employee Theft, Embezzlement and Fraud – Investigations, Terminations, and Asset Recovery, Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute, St. Paul, Minnesota (May 2012).
  • Protecting Trade Secrets and Other Proprietary Information with Restrictive Covenants, Private Client Seminar (September 2011).
  • Separation Agreements, Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute, St. Paul, Minnesota (May 2011).
  • Employment Agreements, Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute, St. Paul, Minnesota (May 2009).
  • EEOC Issues New Guidance and Related Information on Religious Discrimination, Oppenheimer, Wolff & Donnelly Employment Law Alert (July 2008).
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace, Wells Fargo Insurance Services – Risk Management Series (May 2008).
  • Common Ethical Issues in Employment Litigation, Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute, St. Paul, Minnesota (May 2008).
  • The Essentials of Non-Compete, Non-Solicitation, Anti-Raiding & Confidentiality Agreements, Oppenheimer, Wolff & Donnelly, Breakfast Briefing (October 2007).
  • Immigrant Workers and the New Civil Rights Wave, Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute, St. Paul, Minnesota (May 2007).
  • Avoiding Common Employer Mistakes, Oppenheimer, Wolff & Donnelly, Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Seminar for Employers (June 2006).
  • Affirmative Defenses: Going on the Offensive, Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute, St. Paul, Minnesota (May 2006).
  • Hiring and Screening in Today’s Environment, Minnesota Institute for Legal Education, Bloomington, Minnesota (January 2002).
  • What You Can Do Tomorrow to Ensure That Your Managers’ Discipline and Termination Practices Aren’t Laying the Groundwork for Liability, Council on Education in Management, Minneapolis, Minnesota (March 1999).
  • Discipline and Termination for Poor Attitude or Personality Conflict: Making Essential Business Decisions Without Fear of Lawsuits, Council on Education in Management, Minneapolis, Minnesota (November 1998).
  • Liability Prevention Techniques for Conducting Terminations, RIFs and Retirements in Response to Emerging Laws, Council on Education in Management, Minneapolis, Minnesota (September 1998).
  • Workplace Violence: Myth and Reality, Employment Law 1995, Employers Association & Twin Cities Personnel Association (September 1995).