Attorney Profiles

Michael A. Landrum

 Michael Landrum is a founding member of Landrum Dobbins LLC and its predecessor, Burk & Landrum, P.A. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Missouri School of Law in 1966, following his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science undergraduate degree from Northeast Missouri State University. In addition to private practice, he has held executive positions in labor and employee relations with Fortune 500 companies Target, Lucky Stores and Jewel Companies, as well as the Associated General Contractors of Illinois. He has served as Adjunct Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Conflict Management at William Mitchell College of Law.

Michael was involved in the negotiation of 22 separate union contracts his first year out of law school. Some four decades later, he represents exclusively employers in many industries in a wide range of labor and employment law matters, including:

  • Union Organizing Campaigns
  • Collective Bargaining Agreement Negotiations
  • National Labor Relations Board Proceedings
  • Grievance Handling and Labor Arbitration
  • Anti-Discrimination Legislation Compliance
  • Human Resources Policies and Procedures
  • Employment Contracts
  • Non-Compete Agreements

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► Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota (1979)
  • California (1986); non-resident status [1]
  • Illinois (1968) non-resident status [2]
  • Missouri (1966) current non-resident status [3]

► Memberships, Activities & Honors

  • American Bar Association; Section of Labor and Employment Law and Committee for the Development of the Law Under the National Labor Relations Act
  • Minnesota State Bar Association; Sections of Labor and Employment Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Minnesota "Super Lawyer" in Minnesota Journal of Law & Politics attorney peer survey
  • "Who's Who in Employment and Labor Law," Minnesota Journal of Law & Politics
  • Fellow, past Member, Board of Governors and Secretary Treasurer, International Academy of Mediators
  • Past Fellow, American College of Civil Trial Mediators
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, William Mitchell College of Law, Saint Paul, MN (1986-2007)
  • Co-winner, 2004 CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution national award for "Problem Solving in the Law School Curriculum"
  • Member, ADR Review Board, State of Minnesota (1994-2004)

[1] Non-resident status
[2] Non-resident status
[3] Non-resident status