From small, privately held employers to public and international corporations, companies doing business in Minnesota and the Midwest region turn to Matthew Webster for litigation expertise and for legal counsel to help them grow, maintain, and protect a strong workforce.
An employment and labor law attorney based in Gray Plant Mooty’s Minneapolis office, Matthew is an experienced employment litigator who assists clients in protecting their trade secrets and business as well as meeting their goals through all phases of litigation. He is also a trusted legal advisor to business clients of all types, with a special emphasis on serving the unique employment and labor needs of organizations in the education, transportation, service, and construction industries, as well as nonprofits and small businesses of all types.
He routinely represents and advises clients with respect to:
As a former high school teacher and current adjunct faculty member at the University of Minnesota Law School, Matthew serves his clients in the education sector by drawing on his unique experience as an educator. He counsels a variety of public, private, and religiously affiliated colleges and universities in Minnesota, across the Midwest, and nationwide with all facets of their employment labor needs.
In addition, his vast pro bono experience in immigration law benefits business clients seeking special employment advice related to immigration policies and compliance.
Prior to joining the firm, Matthew served as a clerk for the Honorable Judge Ann D. Montgomery of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. While in law school, he worked for the University of Minnesota on employment-based immigration applications involving university faculty.
A dedicated pro bono attorney, Matthew assisted migrant farmworkers with numerous legal issues while working for Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services and is a regular volunteer with the Advocates for Human Rights, Minnesota’s Volunteer Lawyers Network, and the Immigrant Law Center.
Matthew’s recent employment counseling and litigation experience includes:
Among Matthew’s recent labor law experience, he:
Matthew’s recent experience in litigation matters includes:
Gray Plant Mooty is recognized as one of the leading corporate law firms in Minnesota and one of the top franchise firms in the world. Our roots go back to 1866. Today, we are a full-service firm with nearly 180 attorneys and offices in Minneapolis and St. Cloud, Minnesota; Washington, D.C.; and Fargo, North Dakota.