Grant Gibeau is a partner in Taft’s Minneapolis Employment and Labor Relations practice group. Grant’s practice primarily focuses on helping employers navigate all aspects of the employment relationship, from identifying workplace best practices and policies, drafting employee handbooks, and vigorously defending against any claims which may arise, including allegations of discrimination, wage and hour issues, and restrictive covenant disputes.

Grant also practices traditional labor law, representing companies in union negotiations, advising businesses on labor relations issues, and representing employers before the National Labor Relations Board. Grant’s labor practice and experience also includes representing public employee unions in disputes against the State of Minnesota.

Along with his private practice, Grant serves on the Board of Directors for Fair State Brewing Cooperative in Minneapolis. Grant additionally volunteers as a Special Assistant State Public Defender, where he represents criminal defendants pro bono before Minnesota’s appellate courts. Grant has also published extensively on various labor and employment law issues affecting employers, and has been a guest lecturer at the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health on labor law topics.

Grant holds a Bachelor of Arts from Saint John’s University and is a summa cum laude graduate of William Mitchell College of Law. Before coming to Taft, Grant was an associate with a well-known regional law firm focusing on labor and employment law.


  • Taft Pro Bono Honor Roll Award


  • Honoree, Minnesota Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Employment Litigation: Defense

    (2018 – present)

All Service Areas


  • William Mitchell College of Law (2014)

    J.D., summa cum laude

  • Saint John's University (2010)


  • State - Minnesota

Speeches and Publications

  • Presenter, “FORE! … Major Labor Law Developments to Watch for the Non-unionized Employer,” Teeing Up 2022 Employment and Labor Law Developments Seminar (Oct. 12, 2022)