Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Edina, MN

Marshall H. Tanick
Hellmuth & Johnson, PLLC
8050 West 78th Street
Edina, MN 55439
T:Work 952-941-4005
F: Fax952-941-2337
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2015
Licensed Since: 1974
Education: Stanford Law School
Practice Areas: Employment & Labor (70%), General Litigation (20%), Communications (10%)
Languages Spoken: English, French, Hebrew


Marshall H. Tanick has substantial experience in a wide variety of legal matters, with emphasis on employment law, Constitutional law, communications, and business disputes.  He has been certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association for more than 20 years, since inception of the Certified Program.

He served as a law clerk for Federal District Court Judge Carl R. Swanson and was an attorney with the Robbins Law Firm in the Twin Cities before spending more than 30 years as Senior Partner of the law firm of Mansfield, Tanick & Cohen, P.A., and its predecessor before joining Hellmuth & Johnson, along with eight other attorneys and staff from that firm.

He is a contributing columnist for Minnesota Lawyer magazine, Bench & Bar magazine, the StarTribune newspaper, and has published many articles in newspapers, magazines, and books on business, financial, and legal topics.  He has just been named “Author of the Year” by the Minnesota Bar Publication, as well as recipient of the First Amendment Award by the Society of Professional Journalists, and the Distinguished Alumni Award by the University of Minnesota.  He also is a frequent lecturer at Continuing Legal Education (CLE) programs.

He is involved in a variety of civic and community activities, including Chair of the Golden Valley Civil Service Commission and the Golden Valley Connections Project.  He also has served on other non-profit and charitable Boards of Directors.

Years of Selection

Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2015

Historical data is only available from 2003

Certifications and Credentials

About Marshall Tanick

Admitted: 1974, Minnesota

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Honors and Awards:

  • University of Minnesota Alumni Association; Society of Professional Journalists

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Bar Association; Minnesota Bar Association; Hennepin County Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Golden Valley Civil Service Commission; American Dog Owners Association; Animal Ark; Minnesota Jewish Theatre

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • More than 1400 articles, CLE lectures

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Outstanding Achievement Award, University of Minnesota Notable Alumni, University of Minnesota


  • Law Watch, WorkWatch, Pet Watch, Education Watch

Educational Background:

  • University of Minnesota, Phi Betta Kappa Stanford Law Schoo, Order of Coif
Last Updated: 12/9/2015
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