William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1990
University of St. Thomas, B.A., cum laude, Political Science and English, 1984
Awards & Honors
Named "Lawyer of the Year" in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers in America®
Named repeatedly among The Best Lawyers in America®
Recognized as one of America's Leading Business Lawyers in Minnesota in labor and employment law by Chambers USA
Recognized four years in a row as a Local Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation
Consistently selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers®
Recognized as "Attorney of the Year" by Minnesota Lawyer magazine, 2007
Dominic Cecere, co-chair of the Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Division at Stinson Leonard Street LLP, focuses his practice in the areas of labor relations, labor negotiations, employment law and litigation. Dominic has represented national and international businesses in NLRB trials, labor arbitrations and labor contract negotiations, and he has defended employers before state, local and federal agencies as well as state and federal courts. He devotes a significant amount of time counseling non-union employers on maintaining their non-union status through positive employee relations practices, and works closely with unionized clients to develop strategies for dealing efficiently and effectively with their workforce. Prior to joining the firm, Dominic was a shareholder in the law firm of Doherty, Rumble & Butler.
Dominic regularly provides in-house seminars for clients, has authored several articles relating to labor and employment law and has participated in numerous local, regional and national seminars. He also devotes a significant amount of time providing pro bono legal services and counseling to children on behalf of the Children’s Law Center of Minnesota.
Dominic graduated cum laude from William Mitchell College of Law, where he spent his last semester studying international and European community law while interning with a Barrister of The Honorable Society of Gray’s Inn, in London, England.
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
Minnesota State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
Hennepin County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
Children's Law Center of Minnesota, Pro Bono Attorney