Brandon T. Glanz

Brandon T. Glanz

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Brandon Glanz practices in HAWS-KM's civil litigation group in the areas of toxic torts, employment litigation, cybersecurity and data privacy, and general civil litigation defense. He handles a wide variety of claims including: complex wrongful death and personal injury actions involving asbestos exposures; employment discrimination, harassment, and retaliation cases; defamation actions; breaches of non-compete agreements; and defense of ADA Title III lawsuits.

A member of the toxic tort team, Brandon serves as local and national coordinating counsel for product manufacturers, premises owners, and contractors involved in asbestos litigation in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and nationally.

He brings extensive experience advising and representing businesses and individuals in employment disputes involving matters such as:

  • Title VII
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Minnesota Human Rights Act
  • Whistleblower Statutes

In his cybersecurity and data privacy practice, Brandon can help clients develop sound cybersecurity practices and data breach response plans, understand their obligations to data subjects, regulators, and other authorities, and represent them in cybersecurity related litigation.  Drawing upon his breadth of experience, Brandon works closely with clients to find the best legal solutions for their business challenges. He provides practical, insightful advice to help clients solve problems both before and after a lawsuit commences.    

Prior to joining HAWS-KM, Brandon was in private practice with a Tallahassee, Florida civil litigation firm where he counseled and represented clients in employment, civil rights, and personal injury actions. He argued matters in state and federal courts and secured numerous summary judgment rulings in favor of his clients.  In addition, he successfully mediated cases and helped obtain favorable verdicts at trial. 

Brandon is licensed to practice law in Minnesota state and federal courts, North Dakota and Wisconsin state courts, and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin.  He is a member of the Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin Bar Associations, the Ramsey County Bar Association, the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, and the Defense Research Institute (DRI). Brandon has been a pro bono participant in the Tubman Safety Project to secure protective orders on behalf of domestic abuse victims.

Brandon obtained his B.A., magna cum laude, in Social and Political Journalism from the University of Minnesota Duluth. He earned his J.D., cum laude, from the Florida State University College of Law. While in law school, he served as articles and notes editor of the Journal of Transnational Law and Policy and was a member of the Business Law Review.

Outside of the office, Brandon enjoys running, golfing, and spending time with his wife and twin daughters.


  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • State Bar of North Dakota
  • Ramsey County Bar Association
  • Florida Bar (inactive)

Community Involvement

  • Tubman Safety Project, Pro Bono