Richard Greiffenstein
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Richard Greiffenstein

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greiffenstein.richard@dorsey.com

Overview

Richard devotes his practice to helping employers avoid and resolve workplace issues.

In his counseling practice, Richard regularly works with employers to develop workplace practices and policies designed to enhance employee relations and avoid claims. He also helps companies with workplace investigations, audits, and training on such topics as harassment, discrimination, wage and hour compliance, and whistleblowing - both in English and Spanish.  

As a litigator, Richard represents employers in single and multi-plaintiff actions in state and federal court, as well as arbitration. He also helps employers respond to charges and audits before various administrative agencies.  

Education & Admissions

University of San Diego School of Law (J.D., 2008)

Rollins College (B.A., 2003), cum laude

Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Languages

  • Spanish

News & Resources

Select Presentations

  • Frequent speaker on workplace topics before various trade and professional organizations, including local and state-wide chapters of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association – Vice President (2019-2020); Treasurer (2018-2019); Board Member (2016-2018)
  • Minnesota State Bar Association – Labor & Employment Section

Community Involvement

  • Twin Cities Diversity in Practice – Emerging Leaders Group

Accolades

  • Super Lawyers – Rising Stars (2015, 2017-2019)
Richard Greiffenstein