Ellen Sampson is a member of Stinson Leonard Street LLP’s Employment Litigation practice. An MSBA Certified Labor and Employment Law Specialist, she has represented public and private sector employers in many administrative and arbitration proceedings, and she has litigated contract, tort and statutory employment law claims at both the trial and appellate levels in state and federal courts. Ellen has counseled clients on employment related issues, including developing handbooks, conducting investigations, and addressing issues arising under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). She has conducted sexual harassment training programs for public and private sector managers, administrators, teachers and employees, and has carried out numerous investigations for public and private sector employers. She previously co-chaired for the firm’s Pro Bono Committee and its Diversity Initiative. Ellen is a qualified neutral under Minnesota Rule 114 and currently focuses her practice on employment law disputes. She is a frequent speaker on employment law topics and has served as an adjunct professor at the William Mitchell College of Law.