We are pleased to welcome Chad Arnesen as the newest member of the Flaherty & Hood legal team.

As an associate attorney, Arnesen will focus his practice on representing and consulting public employers throughout Minnesota on labor and employment matters, including data practices and open meeting law issues.

Prior to joining Flaherty & Hood, Arnesen worked for a national civil litigation firm in Minneapolis, where he defended product manufacturers in warranty and catastrophic product liability claims. In lieu of his career as an attorney, Arnesen is a Judge Advocate Officer in the Minnesota Army National Guard with more than 15 years of service. Prior to his legal career, he worked in law enforcement with the Minnesota State Patrol and Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.

Arnesen graduated from Mitchell Hamline School of Law and is licensed to practice law in the State of Minnesota and United States District Court – District of Minnesota. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology of Law, Crime and Deviance from the University of Minnesota.