Awards & Honors
Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2013-16
Minnesota Super Lawyers — Rising Star, Employment & Labor, 2005, 2007 and 2009-16
Tubman Safety Project (Twin Cities nonprofit organization serving women and families struggling with domestic abuse, substance abuse and mental health issues) — Attorney of the Year, 2013
Dan Prokott advises businesses regarding complex workplace matters. He represents employers of all sizes, including public and private companies, emerging businesses and nonprofit organizations. Dan’s clients include businesses across many different industries, including medical technology, life sciences, financial services, manufacturing and industrials, and food and agriculture.
In his counseling practice, Dan draws upon his litigation experience defending employers against age, race, sex, national origin, religious, disability, sexual orientation and retaliation claims, including defending employers in multiple plaintiff and class action litigation. This litigation experience enables Dan to better advise employers regarding employment decisions by understanding how such decisions may be questioned and will be defended if challenged by employees in court or before administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Minnesota Department of Human Rights or other state and local administrative agencies.
Dan’s experience also includes defending companies in multimillion-dollar contract disputes, representing clients before the Minnesota Legislature, negotiating and drafting employment and separation agreements on behalf of executives, and advising clients on record management practices.
Minnesota State Bar Association — Labor and Employment Section, Governing Council Member, 2013-16
Minnesota State Bar Association — Civic Education Committee, Co-Chair, 2009-12
St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals
Leadership St. Paul — Class of 2006