Best Employment
Lawyers in
St. Louis

Why These Employment Lawyers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored St. Louis Employment Lawyers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Dashtaki Law Firm

Dashtaki Law Firm represents residents of Saint Louis and Jefferson City in employment law matters. The firm protects the rights of workers to receive overtime pay, minimum wage, and other due compensation. Attorney Cyrus Dashtaki defends workers who have been misclassified as independent contractors and who have not received the benefits they are entitled to. Additionally, the firm assists clients who face workplace discrimination of all types. Dashtaki is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association.

5205 Hampton Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63109


Ponder Zimmermann LLC

Ponder Zimmermann LLC is a Saint Louis-based law firm that was founded in 2010. The firm represents employees who were victims of workplace discrimination and harassment. Attorneys also assist clients with wrongful terminations, wage disputes, and FMLA and disability issues as well as employment contracts, including noncompete clauses. Attorney Jaclyn Zimmerman is a member of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. The firm also handles workers' compensation and personal injury cases.

20 S Sarah St
Saint Louis, MO 63108


Sedey Harper Westhoff, P.C.

  • Whistleblower
  • Discrimination
  • Minimum Wage
  • Retaliation

Sedey, Harper, Westhoff PC is a team of personal injury and employment attorneys in St. Louis. The firm primarily represents individuals who have faced a variety of issues in the workplace, such as workplace harassment and hostility, retaliation against whistleblowers and claimants, withheld overtime wages, and discrimination stemming from age, race, sex, and disability. Its team also helps clients negotiate severance agreements. In 2019, Mary Anne Sedey was named Lawyer of the Year for her work in employment law.

2711 Clifton Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63139


Shands, Elbert, Gianoulakis & Giljum, LLP

For over 45 years Shands, Elbert, Gianoulakis & Giljum LLP has represented St. Louis area employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. Firm attorneys advise clients on a day-to-day basis to assist them in addressing and managing personnel and labor matters and, when litigation arises, defend and protect their interests in federal and state courts and other tribunals. Recognized by Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers for its work in labor and employment law and litigation, the firm represents employers ranging from the very small to some of the region's largest.

1 N Brentwood Blvd Ste 800
Saint Louis, MO 63105


Summers Compton Wells LLC

Founded in 1978, Sumners Compton Wells LLC in Saint Louis helps employers with labor-related issues throughout the local area and surrounding communities. Typical representation includes drafting employee manuals, providing counsel on staying compliant with regulations and respecting employees' rights, and the defense of claims and lawsuits lodged by employees. Its employment law team also assists with day-to-day decision making regarding human resources and personnel. The firm has three attorneys on staff that deal with employment-related litigation and other issues.

8909 Ladue Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63124


Tueth Keeney Cooper Mohan Jackstadt P.C.

Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan & Jackstadt PC is a St. Louis law firm that represents large and small businesses in matters of labor and employment law throughout the metro area. Its attorneys routinely defend employers in state and federal courts against accusations of discrimination and other employment law failures, as well as providing counsel on handbook reviews and policies. The firm is a member of the Employment Law Alliance, ensuring clients with nationwide and international concerns are fully supported.

34 N Meramec Ave Ste 600
Saint Louis, MO 63105


Weilmuenster, Keck & Brown, P.C.

  • Wrongful Termination

Weilmuenster, Keck, & Brown PC is a civil litigation law firm that has been serving the residents of St. Louis and the surrounding areas for over 20 years. The firm aims to hold employers who have treated their employees improperly accountable for their actions. Its attorneys take cases involving non-compete agreements, sexual harassment claims, wage and hour disputes, and wrongful termination. Partner Frederick Keck has been featured in the National Trial Lawyers' Top 40 Under 40 list.

3201 West Main Street
Belleville, IL 62226


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