Best Employment Lawyers in Cleveland

Why These Employment Lawyers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Cleveland 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. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Bolek Besser Glesius, LLC

Bolek, Besser, and Glesius LLC is a civil rights and employment law firm in Cleveland. It represents clients in disputes with employers in cases involving harassment, discrimination, and wrongful termination. The firm handles FMLA violations and breach of employment contracts. It also helps clients recover compensation for unpaid overtime and fights minimum wage and Equal Pay Act violations. Attorneys defend clients who are facing retaliation in whistleblower cases and pursue restrictive noncompetition agreements that limit employment opportunities or impose hardships.

Monarch Centre, Suite 302 5885 Landerbrook Drive
Cleveland, OH 44124


Cavitch, Familo & Durkin Co., L.P.A.

Founded in 1886, Cavitch, Familo & Durkin Co. LPA serves individuals and businesses in Cleveland. The full-service firm assists employers in cases involving EEOC complaints, wrongful termination, wage and hour matters, discipline, hiring and firing, and unemployment. It deals with employee contracts as well as personnel manuals and related items. Additionally, the firm handles workplace safety and injuries and regulatory problems. It has experience with ERISA and employment benefits. Attorneys also cover misappropriation of trade secrets cases.

1300 E 9th St Fl 20
Cleveland, OH 44114


Cohen Rosenthal & Kramer LLP

Cohen, Rosenthal, & Kramer LLP is a legal practice in Cleveland that's focused exclusively on civil litigation and arbitration. It represents the victims of corporate and institutional wrongdoing, as well as those accused of violating contractual and common law. It handles a wide range of employment law matters, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour, and hostile work environment cases. Attorney Jason R. Bristol's work has received coverage in the Wall Street Journal and the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

3208 Clinton Avenue One Clinton Place
Cleveland, OH 44113


David W. Neel, LLC

David W. Neel LLC, Attorney-at-Law defends the rights of employees in Cleveland and throughout Ohio. The issues Neel handles include harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, and refusal of employers to pay overtime or minimum wages. He also helps protect whistleblowers, reviews the terms of severance agreements, and assists with union and management disputes. Additionally, the legal team handles claims involving ERISA, the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission, and the Family and Medical Leave Act. Neel has over 20 years of legal experience.

3401 Enterprise Pkwy Ste 340
Beachwood, OH 44122


Davis & Young, A Legal Professional Association

Founded in 1922, Davis & Young, A Legal Professional Association is a law firm with a labor and employment practice, located in Willoughby Hills and providing service throughout the Cleveland area. The firm represents employers, handling litigation when needed and negotiating or arbitrating agreements between clients and their employees on labor and employment matters. Davis & Young's other practice areas include business, construction, and appellate law, as well as professional liability.

29010 Chardon Rd
Willoughby Hills, OH 44092


Frantz Ward LLP

Since 2000, Frantz Ward LLP has been serving business clients in the Cleveland area. The firm's labor and employment attorneys offer counsel and training on preventative measures to all size businesses both locally and nationwide. It works with companies and corporations dealing with work stoppages, mass picketing violence, and illegal strikes. The firm also assists in drafting arbitration policies and agreements to avoid the risk of litigation. Frantz Ward LLP additionally handles business and corporate law.

200 Public Sq Ste 3000
Cleveland, OH 44114


Hurm Law Firm, LLC

Hurm Law Firm is a civil litigation law firm that has been serving the people of Cleveland since 2010. The firm provides support to employees that have been wronged by employers and management. It handles claims involving unpaid wages and overtime, wrongful termination, and discrimination stemming from an employee's race, age, gender, and sexual orientation. Founding attorney Matthew Hurm was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star by Thomson Reuters from 2017 to 2020.

750 Prospect Ave E Apt 306
Cleveland, OH 44115


Justin C. Miller Esq.

Practicing since 2009, Justin C. Miller, Esq. is a general practice attorney who assists in employment-related disputes in the greater Cleveland metropolitan area. He represents employees facing workplace issues involving discrimination, harassment, wage and overtime disputes, and denial of benefits. Miller also helps employees facing retaliation due to reporting workplace safety or other issues. Additionally, Justin C. Miller provides assistance with legal issues involving bankruptcy, business and administrative law, real estate matters, estate planning and probate, and family law.

409 East Ave Fl 2
Elyria, OH 44035


Mangano Law Offices Co., L.P.A.

Founded in 2006, Mangano Law Offices Co. LPA is a Cleveland-based labor law firm that handles employment matters throughout the state. The firm represents public and private sector unions, both locally and throughout Ohio. Its attorneys protect its clients' rights in state and federal courts, before the State Employment Relations Board, and the National Labor Relations Board. The firm also provides legal assistance to clients during IRS and the Department of Labor audits and investigations.

2460 Fairmount Blvd Ste 225
Cleveland, OH 44106


Mansour Gavin LPA

Mansour Gavin LPA is a civil litigation law firm that serves clients from its offices located in Cleveland and Independence. The firm works with both public and private business owners and management, and it counsels its clients on risk management, employment contracts, and compliance with local and federal employment laws. It also defends clients from accusations of OSHA violations, discrimination and harassment, and wrongful termination. The office also practices estate planning and probate law.

North Point Tower, 1001 Lakeside Ave., Ste 1400
Cleveland, OH 44114


Melanie Miguel-Courtad, LLC

The Law Offices of Melanie Miguel-Courtad LLC has been providing legal representation to individuals in the Cleveland metropolitan area for more than 20 years. The firm is focused on helping those who've been wronged by employers and are filing claims for matters such as harassment, denied overtime, or unlawful termination. Attorney Melanie Miguel-Courtad is certified by the Ohio State Bar Association as a labor and employment law specialist and she has been rated by Super Lawyers.

614 Superior Avenue West, Rockefeller Building, 15...
Cleveland, OH 44113


Ott & Associates Co., LPA

Ott & Associates Co. LPA is a law firm serving the Cleveland metro area. The firm serves employers and provides advice and representation concerning common labor relations challenges. It consults clients on employee immigration issues, helping them to resolve problems involving the transfer of employees across international lines and their associated rights. The firm is experienced with noncompete agreements and helps employers to create legal valid and binding agreements. Ott & Associates Co. LPA also provides business and corporate law services.

1300 E 9th St Ste 1520
Cleveland, OH 44114


Rolf Goffman Martin Lang LLP

Rolf, Goffman, Martin, Lang LLP provides legal representation to healthcare providers in the greater Cleveland metro area. The firm assists clients with the development of personnel policies, HR practices, and employee handbooks and offers advice on employment matters, including FMLA issues, workplace discrimination, and on-the-job harassment. Attorneys can handle disciplinary investigations and represent clients at agency hearings, including EEOC, OSHA, and DOL hearings. Attorney Carol Rolf is a designated Super Lawyer and a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.

30100 Chagrin Blvd Ste 350
Cleveland, OH 44124


Romer Law Firm

Romer Law Firm offers legal services to workers in the greater Cleveland metro area. The firm represents employees that are facing workplace discrimination based on age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, and race. Attorney Shawn Romer also provides legal counsel for cases involving harassment, wage disputes, retaliation, and wrongful terminations. He is a skilled negotiator and also provides litigation services for matters pertaining to trade secrets, noncompete clauses, and breaches of contracts. Attorney Romer is a designated Super Lawyer

2012 W 25th St Ste 716
Cleveland, OH 44113


Sindell and Sindell, LLP

Sindell and Sindell LLP is a law practice in Cleveland representing clients in a broad spectrum of employment law cases, including discrimination in the workplace based on race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or disability, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, separation agreements, and employment contracts. The attorneys focus on advocating for employees, and lead attorney Steven Sindell is a board-certified labor and employment attorney. Other areas of practice include personal injury law and professional license defense.

23611 Chagrin Blvd Ste 227
Cleveland, OH 44122


The Friedmann Firm. LLC

The Friedmann Firm LLC is a North Royalton employment law firm serving the Cleveland and Columbus areas. The firm assists clients who have been discriminated against by their employers on the basis of sex, age, or disability. Its lawyers handle employee class-action lawsuits by investigating how many employees are affected by the unlawful activity and whether the claims of each employee are similar enough to bring a class-action lawsuit. Additionally, The Friedmann Firm represents wrongfully terminated employees.

9664 Akins Rd Ste 2 Unit 1
North Royalton, OH 44133


The Law Office of Daniel Thiel

The Law Office of Daniel Thiel serves clients throughout the Cleveland metro area. Founded in 2007, it represents employers in employment law matters, including consultations regarding hiring practices, terminations, and the creation and review of employee handbooks. He also handles cases involving landlord law, business law, and provides debt collection services for medical bills, small business contract disputes, and title, small-dollar, and student loans. Attorney Daniel Thiel is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Ohio and New York.

55 Public Sq Ste 2100
Cleveland, OH 44113


Voudris Law LLC

Located in Chagrin Falls, Voudris Law LLC has successfully represented exploited and abused employees in the Cleveland metro area for over 25 years. Founding attorney, Steve Voudris, is an Ohio State Bar Association Certified Specialist in Labor & Employment Law. The firm's attorneys counsel and litigate for workers in all aspects of employment law, including discrimination in all its forms, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, and the review of severance agreements. It also mediates and arbitrates and takes on class actions.

Winbury Professional Center 8401 Chagrin Road, Sui...
Chagrin Falls, OH 44023


Wickens Herzer Panza

Founded in 1932, Wickens, Herzer, Panza assists Cleveland-area employers with all areas of employment law. Its attorneys provide the guidance needed to navigate matters involving drafting employee handbooks, hiring practices, contracts, workers' compensation, and noncompete and severance agreements. They develop strategies for maximizing benefits for employees and employers. The firm investigates EEOC, OCRC, OSHA, and wage and hour non-compliance charges as well as claims of workplace harassment and discrimination. It is prepared for the advocacy of its clients during litigation.

35765 Chester Rd
Avon, OH 44011


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