Bill Celebrezze


Bill has been in private practice since 1992. His practice centers on employment law and civil litigation. He has substantial experience in all aspects of the litigation process, and has been lead counsel for multiple trials and appeals. He seeks out cases involving complex legal issues and significant damages claims. He has delivered favorable results for his clients for 30 years

Bill lives with his wife in St. Paul. They enjoy being members of a trail runners club, FaceTiming with their daughter while she is away at grad school, and sampling the many culinary delights the Twin Cities have to offer.

Legal Assistant: Melony Siedow

Practice Areas:

My Philosophy

I have a focused, efficient, and results-oriented approach to my defense practice. I collaborate with my clients, and their insurers, to advance their legal interests. I strive to earn each client’s trust, and to develop lasting relationships.

Notable Cases

Our work

  • Distinctive Iron, LLC v. RJM Const., LLC v. Vulcraft Sales Corp.
    March 2012
    Summary Judgment in Clients’ Favor

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Graduate, University of Notre Dame, B.A., with honors, 1988
  • Graduate, Case Western Reserve University, J.D., 1992
  • Shareholder, Aafedt, Forde, Gray, Monson & Hager, P.A., 2000-2015
  • Member, Minnesota, Hennepin County, and Ramsey County Bar Associations
  • Member, Minnesota and Wisconsin State Bar Associations
  • Member, Board of Directors, Open Arms of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2015-2022 (Secretary, 2019-22)
  • Member, Board of Directors, West Side Community Health Services, St. Paul, Minnesota, 2002-2008 (Board Chair, 2007-08)
  • Member, Board of Directors, HealthStart, St. Paul, Minnesota, 2000-2002
  • Volunteer, Ramsey County Guardian Ad Litem Program, St. Paul, Minnesota 2001-2005