Ellen J. Drasin

Director of Human Resources Minneapolis
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Ellen is Taft's director of human resources.

Prior to Taft's combination with Briggs and Morgan, Ellen was Briggs' director of human resources and research services, where she was responsible for all the developmental and planning aspects of the HR and research services strategy in the areas of staff leadership, talent management, professional development, performance management, compensation, employee relations, policy development and administration, EEO and Affirmative Action, benefits administration, payroll, computer training, document production, and research services.

Ellen earned her B.A. from the University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire and her Sr. Human Resources Professional Certification from the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM-SCP). 


  • University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire, B.A.

Professional Affiliations

  • Association of Legal Administrators


  • Association of Legal Administrators - Minnesota

    Compensation and Benefits Committee

  • Society of Human Resources Management