John A. Fabian

Contact John today:
(612) 353-3343
jfabian@fmalawyers.com

John Fabian has been practicing law for more than 30 years.  He provides personalized and caring representation to his clients. His professionalism, strong work ethic and dedication to his clients have resulted in his repeated selection as one of the “Top 40 Employment Law Lawyers” in Minnesota and one of the “Top 100 Minnesota Super Lawyers.”

John’s commitment to employees’ rights is marked by his expansive employment practice. He represents clients in all areas of employment law, including sexual harassment, discrimination claims based on gender, race, pregnancy, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, and reprisal. Additionally, John has litigated numerous claims involving the Family Medical Leave Act, Minnesota’s whistleblower statute, Minnesota’s parenting leave statute, wage and hour violations, trade secrets, contract disputes, fraud, and minority shareholder rights. He has aggressively negotiated severance packages for a multitude of clients and serves as a mediator.

Before joining FMA, John served as a Navy Judge Advocate and counsel to the Inspector General to the Department of Defense. John’s unique legal background has proven to be a tremendous asset to his legal practice. As a former counsel to the Inspector General for the Department of Defense, John provided legal advice in support of investigations into fraud, waste, and abuse in the programs and operations of the Department. This background has enabled John to successfully litigate whistleblower claims brought under the False Claims Act against those who defraud the federal government, yielding multi-million dollar recoveries.

Education
J.D. 1981, Hamline University School of Law, Law Review
B.B.A. 1978, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, with honors

Admissions

Minnesota Supreme Court
Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court for Minnesota

Titles/Awards/Memberships
Named one of the “Top 40 Employment Law Lawyers” Minnesota Law and Politics
Named one of the “Top 100 Super Lawyers” in Minnesota, Minnesota Law and Politics
Named to the Super Lawyers list, Minnesota Law and Politics
Named in “Minnesota’s Who’s Who in Employment Lawyers” Minnesota Law and Politics
Martindale Hubbell, A.V. rating
National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) Member
Minnesota National Employment Lawyers Association (MNELA) Member
Minnesota State Bar Association Member
Captain, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, United States Navy (Ret.)

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FAX - 1+ (612) 455-2217

ADDRESS

1625 Medical Arts Building
825 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55402