Peters & Kappenman

Our Approach

Peters & Kappenman employs a business-oriented practice approach based on three core principles:


Our practice is focused on employers’ needs, not lawyers’ preconceptions. We know businesses operate in the real world, and we provide practical, real world solutions and advice.

Client dedication.

We provide the same high-caliber services and on-demand accessibility to all of our clients, whether they have three employees or 10,000. Our team works closely and collaboratively to answer questions quickly and adeptly so client business can continue undisrupted.

Laser focus.

We are not a general practice firm with a few employment lawyers. Our exclusive focus has always been, and will always be, representing employers in labor and employment matters.

Industry Experience

Our firm proudly represents more than 350 clients in all industries, including:

  • Manufacturing
  • Transportation and Distribution
  • Energy
  • Mining
  • Construction
  • Refining
  • Entertainment
  • Food processing
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Metals Processing
  • Retail
  • Medical Products
  • Computer Components
  • Software and Consulting
  • Financial Services
  • Insurance
  • Hardware Distribution
  • Trade Associations

Alternative Fee Structures

In addition to providing labor and employment advice and representation, Peters & Kappenman also offers professionally-drafted, legally-compliant employment policies and related materials on a flat fee basis.

  • Employee Handbook and Employment Materials: The most effective employment policies start with a carefully drafted Employee Handbook, which notifies employees of company policies and provides a basis for workforce administration and managerial decision-making.
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy: Illegal workplace drug use is a growing concern for employers. Employee drug use creates safety risks, impairs efficiency, and reduces profitability, but state laws strictly regulate the type and timing of workplace drug testing. A proper Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy navigates the complex legal rules while protecting the company from the hazards of employee drug use.

If you would like additional information about these or other workplace policies, please call us at (952) 896.1700. We would be happy to discuss how you can benefit from our flat fee packages or from customized policies tailored for your business.

Worklaw® Network

Peters & Kappenman is a member of the Worklaw® Network, an exclusive network of independent management labor and employment law firms.

Worklaw® Network member firms and their clients can utilize the resources of more than 350 attorneys operating in 34 offices in 27 U.S. states plus Canada. This network also includes affiliate members in Australia, China, Europe and India. Every member firm of the Worklaw® Network devotes its practice to manager-side labor and employment representation. The Network has rigorous quality standards and recruiting procedures that ensure membership is limited to only the best labor and employment firms.

Worklaw attorneys share virtual links and a common resource database to facilitate cost-effective representation of clients across state lines. When you hire a Worklaw® Network law firm, you can rest assured that you have the strength and organization of an entire network of firms at your disposal.

More information about the Worklaw® Network is available here.