Cynthia A. Bremer

Office Managing Shareholder || Minneapolis

Cynthia Bremer is the managing shareholder of the Minneapolis office. Cynthia has extensive experience in employment law and complex litigation matters. While Cynthia’s primary focus has been employment litigation defense in federal and state courts throughout the Midwest, including class and collective actions, Cynthia also advises companies on employment law issues involving past and present employees. Further, Cynthia has litigated numerous restrictive covenants suits, including seeking and defending preliminary injunctions and merit proceedings. In addition to extensive litigation and advising experience in employment law, Cynthia’s experience also includes securities arbitrations, commercial and civil litigation, and intellectual property litigation.

Prior to entering private practice in Minnesota in 1999, Cynthia was in private practice in North Dakota.  While in North Dakota, Cynthia was also a Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of North Dakota and represented the State in dozens of administrative hearings and appeals.

Cynthia started her legal career as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Missouri, assigned to the Complex Litigation group. Her cases as an Assistant Attorney General included jury and bench trials, petitions for certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court on constitutional law issues, and key involvement in one of the largest civil RICO cases ever brought in Missouri. Cynthia was also appointed as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the prosecution of election law violations.

In addition to being very involved within the legal and business communities, Cynthia is a frequent seminar presenter, addressing a variety of human resource and employment law issues.

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Admittance to Practice

Professional Activities

  • Member, Diversity Law Institute
  • Member, Trial Law Institute
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • North Dakota State Bar Association
  • Missouri State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association, Community Outreach Committee
  • Past Member, Federal Practice Committee for the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota (Judge-nominated), Chair of the Communications Subcommittee
  • Minnesota Management Attorney’s Association (MMAA) (2006-present)
  • Orono City Council Member, City of Orono, Minnesota (2007 to 2015)
  • Orono Planning Commission, Chair, Vice Chair and Member (2002-2006)
  • Orono Citizens Police Academy Graduate and Community Volunteer
  • HIRED, Board Member, and Past Chair Executive Committee
  • Carleton College, Alumni Admissions Representative and Assistant Class Agent


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