Chief Human Resources Officer | Minnestar


Fredrikson, one of the Upper Midwest’s largest law firms, has an opportunity available for a Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO). Fredrikson’s CHRO will provide strategic and tactical direction and oversight for all aspects of Human Resource (HR) functions including (attorney, paralegal, legal administrative assistant, and other business and professional staff): employee policy development and administration; compensation and benefits; performance management and advancement; employee relations; training and professional development; recruitment, retention, and staffing; inclusion and diversity; payroll and personnel records management; and related budgets.

Ideal candidates will have 10+ years of successful leadership experience in the HR functions described above in a law firm or other professional services setting and working collaboratively with other executive management personnel.

Qualified candidates must have a solid understanding of law firm business needs analysis and change management, a bachelor’s degree (ideally in HR or Business), excellent communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with all levels of personnel.

We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefit package plus a performance-related bonus program.

Applications will only be accepted online at, and applicants are asked to submit a resume and cover letter. For assistance with the application process, or for accommodations, please contact

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Fredrikson. To best serve our clients, we provide innovative solutions to legal needs by cultivating a diverse workforce. We offer highly competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits in a collaborative work environment. With a reputation as the firm “where law and business meet,” our attorneys and staff bring business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking to operate as business advisors, strategic partners, and legal counselors to our clients. The firm’s 350+ attorneys serve clients through our ten locations around the world: Minneapolis, Saint Paul, and Mankato, MN; Bismarck and Fargo, ND; Ames and Des Moines, IA; Madison, WI; Saltillo, Mexico; and Shanghai, China. Visit for more information.

Fredrikson is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Job Type: Full-time
Compensation Type: Salaried
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Posted by Fredrickson on May 8, 2023