Rebecca Bernhard

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Rebecca J. Bernhard is Of Counsel at Dorsey & Whitney LLP in its Minneapolis, MN office.  Rebecca graduated, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, from the University of Minnesota and is admitted to the Minnesota State Bar.  Rebecca's experience spans traditional labor and employment, immigration, and federal contract compliance and audits. She supports clients with their corporate transactions, advising on all aspects of labor and employment diligence, negotiating with new unions and conducting effects bargaining, and assisting her clients with post-acquisition or post-divestiture integration. Rebecca had a career in labor relations before earning her J.D.  Prior to joining Dorsey & Whitney LLP, she served as Senior VP of HR and Associate General Counsel at one of the nation’s largest student loan guarantors. She is a frequent author and speaker on labor and employment topics confronting HR professionals, including legal issues related to talent management, succession planning, and compliance.