Anabel Cassady

Anabel Cassady

Minneapolis P +1 (612) 492-6084 F +1 (952) 516-5534


Anabel is an associate in Dorsey’s Labor & Employment group where she focuses her practice on employment litigation, counseling, and internal investigations. 

Anabel represents clients in all areas of employment litigation, including in actions alleging discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, wage and hour claims, and contract disputes. She also works with clients seeking advice on employment-related issues, including training for managers and HR professionals, policy creation and implementation, discipline and discharge decisions, and other general workplace best practices. Additionally, she regularly plans and executes effective internal investigations involving discrimination, harassment, and retaliation allegations.

Before law school, Anabel served as the operations and human resources director for a clean energy policy consultancy in San Francisco. Her prior experience as the operations and human resources director provides her with an intimate perspective of the challenges, limitations, and rewards facing management and employers.

Education & Admissions

University of Minnesota Law School (J.D., 2018),

  • cum laude
  • Dean’s List (all semesters)
  • Minnesota Law Review, Senior Articles Editor (Vol. 102), Staff Member (Vol. 101)
  • Minnesota Law Review Volumes 35 & 36 Memorial Award: Excellence in Writing Recipient
  • 1L Book Award Recipient
  • Robina Public Interest Scholar

University of San Francisco (B.A., Politics, 2011),

  • summa cum laude
  • Dean’s List (all semesters)
  • Spirit of St. Francis Medalist
  • Department of Politics Public Service Award Recipient


  • Minnesota


  • Minnesota Court of Appeals, Honorable James B. Florey, 2018-2019

Industries & Practices

  • Labor & Employment
  • Labor & Employment Guides


Diversity Inclusion Recognition 2023

  • Contributed more than 50 Diversity hours, 2023

      Contributed 100+ Pro Bono Hours in 2021 Contributed 100+ Pro Bono Hours in 2020

  • Contributed more than 50 Challenge pro bono hours, 2022
  • Contributed more than 100 Challenge pro bono hours, 2020-2021

North Star Lawyer

  • MSBA North Star Lawyer, 2019-2022
Anabel Cassady