V. John Ella: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

V. John Ella

Minneapolis,  MN  U.S.A.
Phone(612) 341-8131

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • General Employment Litigation
  • Corporate Governance and Internal Investigations
  • Non-Competes and Protection Against Unfair Competition
  • Privacy
  • e-Communication and Data Security
University Tufts University, B.A., 1990
Law SchoolUniversity of Minnesota, J.D., cum laude, 1994
Admitted1994, Minnesota; 1995, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota; 1996, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; 1999, U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin; 2000, U.S. Supreme Court; 2005, New York and U.S. Court of International Trade; 2006, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit; 2007, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin; 2008, Iowa; 2009, U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa

bar & professional association memberships

Federal Bar Association

Hennepin County Bar Association

Iowa State Bar Association

Minnesota State Bar Association

LanguagesPortuguese; Spanish

V. John Ella is a Shareholder in the Minneapolis office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He practices in all aspects of employment law and advises clients in the areas of employment contracts, handbooks, trade secret and noncompete litigation, drug testing law, privacy law, commission claims, defamation, sexual harassment claims, discrimination, plant closings, ERISA benefits litigation, wage and hour compliance, whistleblower and Sarbanes-Oxley claims as well as closely-held corporation and partnership disputes.

Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity

• Appointed to Minnesota Board of Medical Practice - 2010; Re-appointed 2014; Secretary 2014

• Named as Top 100 Attorney (Minnesota) by Super Lawyers Magazine - 2014

• Top 40 Employment Law Attorney - Minnesota Law and Politics - 2006, 2007, and 2008

• Super Lawyer - Minnesota Law and Politics - 2002 - 2014

• Rising Star - Minnesota Law and Politics - 2001 & 2002

• Board of Directors, Evergreen Montessori, Crystal, MN - 2014

• Commissioner, Robbinsdale Human Rights Commission - 2006 - 2007

• Legal Writing Instructor, University of Minnesota Law School - 1999-2000 & 2000-2001

• Board of Directors, University of Minnesota Student Legal Services - 2001-2005

• Board of Directors, Legal Marketing Association, Minnesota Chapter - 2003-2004

• Board of Directors, Willmar Hispanic Alliance - 1995-1996

• Law Clerk, Judge Carol B. Amon, Eastern District of New York - 1996-1997

• Law Clerk, Judge William E. Kalar, Ninth Judicial District of Minnesota - 1994-1995

• AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

• Member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)


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V. John Ella

225 South Sixth Street, Suite 3850
MinneapolisMN 55402


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