Thomas Henry Priebe

Top rated Construction Litigation attorney in Edina, Minnesota

Hellmuth & Johnson
Thomas Henry Priebe
Hellmuth & Johnson

Practice Areas: Construction Litigation, Employment & Labor, Employment Litigation; view more

Licensed in Minnesota since: 2013

Education: William Mitchell College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2022 - 2023

Hellmuth & Johnson

8050 West 78th Street
Edina, MN 55439 Visit website


Thomas Henry Priebe is an attorney and partner at Hellmuth & Johnson, based in Edina, Minnesota. Serving the people of Minneapolis and the surrounding areas, he focuses his practice on a wide range of legal issues involving commercial litigation, business and corporate law, professional negligence, cannabis law, employment law, municipal law, construction defects and insurance coverage. 

With an undergraduate degree in political science and government from the University of Minnesota Duluth, Mr. Priebe graduated from the university in 2009. He received his doctorate in jurisprudence from the Mitchell Hamline School of Law, where he was also an active member of the university’s justice trial team. 

Throughout his nine years as an attorney, Mr. Priebe has successfully represented numerous clients in courtrooms across the state of Minnesota. He has served as a lead counsel in jury and bench trials and assisted both defendants and plaintiffs. He has represented several employers and employees in federal and state courts in lawsuits involving claims of discrimination and unemployment as well as before the Minnesota Department of Human Rights and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). 

Mr. Priebe works closely with his clients to build a good rapport and provide them with a safe space to share. He makes it his highest priority to thoroughly understand his clients’ goals before providing them with comprehensive legal counsel regarding how to proceed with the case. 

Held in high regard by his colleagues and former clients, Mr. Priebe has been featured on the Ones to Watch list in commercial litigation and recognized by Best Lawyers in employment law categories. 

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Practice areas

Construction Litigation: Business, Employment & Labor: Employer, Employment Litigation: Defense, Civil Litigation: Defense

Focus areas

Construction Defects, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law - Employee, Employment Law - Employer, Labor Law, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower

  • 30% Construction Litigation: Business
  • 30% Employment & Labor: Employer
  • 30% Employment Litigation: Defense
  • 10% Civil Litigation: Defense

First Admitted: 2013, Minnesota

Professional Webpage:

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™, Commercial Litigation, Labor and Employment Law – Management, 2021-2023
  • Minnesota Super Lawyers Rising Star®, 2022
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Minnesota State Courts
  • United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
Educational Background:
  • University of Minnesota Duluth, B.A., 2009
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  •, Attorney at Law Magazine, 2017

Office location for Thomas Henry Priebe

8050 West 78th Street
Edina, MN 55439

Phone: 952-941-4005


1 Year Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2022 - 2023

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