Welcome Jordan Soderlind and Megan Renslow!

Ratwik, Roszak & Maloney is pleased to announce that Jordan Soderland and Megan Renslow have joined the firm as associate attorneys.  Jordan graduated magna cum laude from the former William Mitchell College of Law, and practiced law in Willmar for four years prior to joining our firm in July.  Megan graduated cum laude from the University […]

RR&M Receives Favorable Arbitration Decision

Ratwik, Roszak, & Maloney partner Ann Goering, representing Carlton County, won a favorable arbitration result on a grievance of the County’s hiring decision. The arbitrator upheld the County’s hiring decision, finding that the County’s decision to hire the highest-scoring candidate rather than the most senior candidate did not violate the parties’ collective bargaining agreement.  The […]

RR&M Receives Victory in the Supreme Court

On June 26, 2019, Ratwik, Roszak & Maloney attorneys Margaret Skelton, Tim Sullivan, Christian Shafer and Frank Langan obtained a dismissal of all claims, including defamation and negligence, against their client Someplace Safe, a non-profit crime victim advocacy organization that published statements related to one of its clients.  The RR&M team argued that victims of […]

Smile! You’re on a School Surveillance Camera!

            On March 28, 2019, the Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Administration (“Commissioner”) issued a new Advisory Opinion governing the treatment of surveillance footage that depicts multiple students under the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act (“MGDPA”).  Advisory Opinion 19-004 advised a school district faced with a request from a parent to view video of […]

RR&M Obtains Appellate Decision Affirming District’s School-Closure Decision

On April 15, 2019, Ratwik, Roszak & Maloney Attorneys Christian Shafer and Nathan Shepherd, representing Winona Area Public Schools, obtained a decision from the Minnesota Court of Appeals affirming the District’s school-closure decision.  The Court decided all of the arguments in favor of the District, rejecting arguments that the decision resulted from insufficient evidence or […]

RR&M Receives Dismissal of All Claims Against School District

On April 10, 2019, Ratwik, Roszak & Maloney Attorney Margaret Skelton obtained dismissal of all claims alleged by a teacher against Minneapolis Public Schools. Ms. Skelton successfully argued that the plaintiff failed to allege facts to support essential elements of her claims of violation of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Minnesota Whistleblower Act […]

Welcome Laura Tubbs Booth!

We are pleased to announce that Laura Tubbs Booth has joined Ratwik, Roszak, & Maloney as of April 1, 2019.  In 2019, Ms. Booth became only the second attorney ever to receive the MASE Distinguished Service Award.  The first attorney who received that Award was our founding partner Paul Ratwik.  Like Mr. Ratwik, Ms. Booth […]

RR&M Receives a Favorable Decision in a hearing under the Minnesota Veterans Preference Act

Ratwik, Roszak & Maloney attorney Ann Goering, representing Rice County, received a decision in favor of the County in a hearing under the Minnesota Veterans Preference Act. The Hearing Officer upheld the County’s demotion of an employee for violating several County policies. The Hearing Officer agreed with the County that the employee’s actions violated the […]

RR&M Wins Decision for School District in Property Dispute

Ratwik, Roszak & Maloney attorneys Joe Langel and Nathan Shepherd, representing Independent School District #239, Rushford-Peterson, obtained a final decision in favor of the District in a dispute about the use of the property on which the District recently constructed a new school building.  This decision established that neighboring property owners had only limited rights […]