Jessica J. Bradley practices in all areas of employment law. She has experience advising and representing clients in a broad range of issues, from the initial hiring and onboarding process, investigating employee complaints, through termination of employment. Jessica has experience handling and resolving a broad range of matters in state and federal courts, arbitration, and before state and federal agencies. She has specific experience litigating claims arising under:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act
  • The Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • The Federal Railroad Safety Act
  • State anti-discrimination, leave, and whistleblower statutes
  • Various state law contract and tort theories

Before joining Littler, Jessica worked in the corporate legal department of a large private corporation with retail stores throughout the Midwest, where she managed litigation of general liability, intellectual property and employment law claims. She also assisted with employee benefit plan compliance.

Professional & Community Affiliations


Labor and Employment Law Section

Minnesota State Bar Association


Labor and Employment Section – Legislation and Congressional Relations Committee

Federal Bar Association


Golden Key International Honour Society

News, Analysis & Press

#Me Too – How State and Federal Legislation is Impacting the Use of Non-Disclosure Agreements in Employment

The Federal Lawyer

January/February 2019

Me Too – How Recent Legislation is Impacting the Way Employers Resolve Sexual Harassment Claims

The Labouring Oar

Spring 2018

Speaking Engagements

Key Developments in Employment Law from 2020: Answers to 10 of the Biggest Employment Law Questions Facing Employers in 2020 & 2021 – Including Implications of COVID-19

TCSHRM Webinar

October 21, 2020

Answers to 10 of the Biggest Employment Law Questions Facing Startups and Emerging Companies

Twin Cities Startup Week

September 24, 2020

HR's Role in COVID-19: Part 1 - The Legal Side

TCSHRM Web Series

April 7, 2020

#WhatNow... Examining How the #MeToo Movement Has Changed the Way We Work

TCSHRM Legal Summit

February 13, 2020

Employment Law Update

TCSHRM Webinar

October 16, 2019

Answers to 10 of the Biggest Employment Law Questions Facing Startups and Emerging Companies

The Coven

August 28, 2019

Avoiding Common Pitfalls in Recruiting & Screening Candidates

TCSHRM Webinar

July 17, 2019

Hiring Traps: Avoiding Risk in Growing Your Workforce

Littler Midwest Regional Employer

November 8, 2018

You’ve Been Served: How to Prepare for, Respond to and (With Any Luck) Avoid Being Sued

SHRM Minnesota State Conference

October 15, 2018

A Practical Guide to Arbitration

ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law Webinar

July 23, 2018


  • J.D., University of Minnesota Law School, 2011cum laude
  • B.A., University of Minnesota, 2008High Distinction

Bar Admission



  • Minnesota Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin