Mark E. Dooley

Minnesota Attorney Mark Dooley

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Mark Dooley has substantial experience in business litigation and employment law. He represents companies and business owners throughout Minnesota.

In commercial litigation, he has argued several cases through to full verdict before the Minnesota State and Federal Courts, obtaining favorable results for his clients in bench and jury trials. He  has also argued successfully before the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

He is experienced in employment litigation including harassment, wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, ERISA violations, breach of employment agreements, non-compete and non-solicitation contract violations, and non-payment of wages.

Mark also represents clients in complex transactions where his litigation experience gives him leverage to obtain the best possible outcomes for his clients. Mark uses his wealth of business experience to bring strategic insights to his clients, helping them accomplish their business goals.

Mark’s representation of clients in mediation and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) forums has resulted in obtaining hundreds of thousands of dollars for his clients.

Mark and his wife live in northeast Minneapolis and are active with the Hammer Residences for adults with developmental disabilities. Mark also volunteers his time with the Volunteer Legal Network.

Primary Practice Areas

  • 50% Employment Litigation (including arbitration and mediation)
  • 30% Contract Negotiation/Drafting and Business Formation
  • 10% Construction Disputes, Breach of Contractor Agreements, Mechanics’ Liens
  • 10% General Litigation


  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota 2008
  • Wisconsin 2008
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota 2009


    • Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee WI
      • JD 2008
    • University of Oklahoma, Norman OK
      • BA 2004

Publications & Media Recognition

  • Minnesota Super Lawyers Magazine


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