Therese M. Pautz, Esq.
Founder and President
Therese conducts neutral workplace investigations and preventative and remedial training programs and is a frequent lecturer on the importance of conducting effective workplace investigations, preventing unlawful harassment and discrimination, working together respectfully, preventing workplace violence, and numerous other employment-related topics of concern to employers, lawyers and Human Resource professionals.
Prior to founding NeuVest® in 1997, Therese was a founding shareholder of King & Hatch, P.A. in St. Paul, Minnesota, now Larson King. She also practiced law at Murnane, Conlin, White & Brandt, in St. Paul, Minnesota. Therese represented employers and municipalities in Federal, State and Administrative proceedings. Her practice included advising employers in the prevention of unlawful employment practices and defending employment-based litigation arising from alleged discrimination, harassment, employee misconduct, wrongful termination, defamation, breach of contract, and unfair competition.
Therese currently serves on the board of the Urban League Twin Cities. She has previously served as the President of the Illusion Theater and School Board of Directors and on the boards of the YWCA-Minneapolis and Pacer Center.
Therese graduated from the College of St. Scholastica, cum laude, in Duluth, Minnesota, and from Mitchell Hamline College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota.