Mary Knoblauch is a shareholder of Anthony Ostlund Baer & Louwagie P.A. Ms. Knoblauch appears in state and federal courts as well as in administrative agencies such as the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor, the Minnesota Department of Human Rights, and similar state and local agencies.
Ms. Knoblauch began her legal career as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Daniel M. Kammeyer, Minnesota Tenth Judicial District, 1984-1985, and to the Honorable D. D. Wozniak, 1985, and the Honorable Doris Ohlsen Huspeni, Minnesota Court of Appeals, 1985-86. After practicing for one year in St. Paul with the former firm of Maun & Simon, Ms. Knoblauch joined Anthony Ostlund Baer & Louwagie in 1987. For several years, Ms. Knoblauch has been designated by her peers as a "Super Lawyer" and named one of Minnesota’s “Top 100 Women Super Lawyers" by Minnesota Law & Politics, a leading national legal publication.
Ms. Knoblauch has a focus in these areas:
- Employment Litigation
- Labor and Employment Advice
- Discrimination Litigation
- Complex Business Litigation
- Trade Secrets
- Noncompetition Agreements
- Contract Disputes
- Labor Negotiations and Arbitrations
- Chair, The Fund for the Legal Aid Society
- Member, MSBA Civil Litigation Section Council
- Former Member, Federal Practice Committee of the U.S. States District Court, District of Minnesota
- Co-Chair and Co-Founder, The DFL Lawyers Committee
- Member and Former Chapter President, Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association
- Member and Former Vice-President for the Eighth Circuit, Federal Bar Association,
- Member, Minnesota Management Attorneys Association
- Member, American Bar Association, Developing Labor Law Committee
- Contributing Editor, The Developing Labor Law: The Board, the Courts and the National Labor Relations Act
- Topic Author, Discipline and Discharge in Arbitration (2001 Supp.)
- The Impact of the National Labor Relations Act in the Non-Union Workplace, Minnesota Labor and Employment Law Institute, November 2001
- Managing Initial Hiring Decisions and Implementing Good Employment Practices, The General Practitioners Guide to Advising the High-Tech Start-up Company, Hennepin County Bar Association CLE, June 2001
- Experts with a Twist: The Use of Non-Traditional Experts in Employment Litigation, Minnesota Management Attorneys, October 2000
- Mock Securities Arbitration Proceeding, In-house training seminar for local brokerage firm, July 2000
- Collective Bargaining and NLRA Issues Raised by the Americans with Disabilities Act, National Labor Relations Act Basic Law and Procedure sponsored by the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, October 1999
- Ethics in Dispute Resolution of Employment Law Claims, Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute, May 1999
- Employment Issues and Acquired Employees, Closely Held Businesses CLE sponsored by Minnesota Institute of Legal Education, May 1999
- Nonemployee Access after Lechmere: What’s Wrong with Girl Scout Cookies?, American Bar Association Developing Labor Law Midwinter Meeting, 1996
- J.D., cum laude, University of Minnesota Law School (1984)
- Article & Book Review Editor, Journal of Law and Inequality
- B.A. Economics, summa cum laude, College of St. Benedict (1981)
- Delta Epsilon Sigma National Honor Society
- Omicron Delta Epsilon National Economics Honor Society
- Wall Street Journal Academic Award
Anthony, Brooke D.
Anthony, Joseph W.
Baer, Norman J.
Dressen, Janel M.
Gullickson, Randy G.
Hall, Dan R.
Hartman, Aaron R.
Kaplan, Philip J.
Kerbaugh, Steven C.
Knoblauch, Mary L.
Louwagie, Vincent D.
Merrill, Courtland C.
Olson, Cory D.
Ostlund, Richard T.
Phillips, Steven M.
Pincus, Steven M.
Rowell, Kristin B.