Colin Pasterski

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Colin Pasterski, Principal

Colin is a Principal at MSB Employment Justice and an experienced employment litigator. He is well-respected by his colleagues and opposing counsel for his skill and no-nonsense approach. A zealous advocate for his clients, Colin has a particular knack for making sure to explore every angle of a potential case. In addition to appreciating his timely, frequent, and in-depth communications and updates, Colin’s clients appreciate his ability to achieve excellent results. He has resolved countless cases for his clients, resulting in substantial settlements and winning verdicts for his clients.

Active in the legal community, Colin serves on the Board of the Minnesota Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association and on the Diversity Committee for the Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. Since 2020, he has been recognized by his peers as a “Rising Star” on the list of Minnesota Super Lawyers, a distinction which is only awarded to a small number of attorneys in each state.

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Recent Speaking Engagements and Presentations

  • Winning Key Discovery Battles in Employment Litigation, Minnesota CLE 2021 Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute, May 2021
  • Trying Cases During a Pandemic – Notes from the Trenches, Minnesota CLE Civil Litigation Outlook Seminar, January 2021
  • Navigating Trial During COVID-19, MN NELA, November 2020
  • Plaintiff Attorney Perspectives on New & Recurring Evidence Issues – Causation, “Me Too,” Implicit Bias, and Social Media Communications, Minnesota CLE 2020 Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute, September 2020
  • ESI for the Plaintiff’s Employment Practice, MN NELA, March 2019

Professional Associations

  • Federal Bar Association Younger Lawyers Division, Chair Elect and Board Member
  • Federal Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, Programming Co-Chair and Board Member
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers, Judicial Initiative Co-Chair (Equity Committee)
  • National Employment Lawyers Association – Minnesota Chapter, Member
  • Warren E. Burger Inn of Courts, Past Member


  • University of St. Thomas School of Law – cum laude
  • University of St. Thomas – B.A. Legal Studies in Business, International Business – Spanish

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