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David W. Neel

David W. Neel

Law Offices of David W. Neel
  • Employment Law, Civil Rights, Appeals & Appellate
  • Ohio
Claimed Lawyer Profile

I am an AV-Preeminent attorney in Cleveland, Ohio, with 28 years experience as a civil litigation and trial lawyer. I focus my practice on discrimination, overtime, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, and employee rights generally. I also represent businesses in commercial litigation matters. I am a dedicated, passionate advocate for people whose employment and civil rights have been violated. I believe that people need a lawyer who will level the playing field in disputes with their employer and the government. In addition to my practice, I am an adjunct Professor Law at Cleveland State University. I received a Bachelor of Arts with honors from Kenyon College, my law degree with honors from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and a Masters Degree in Law from Columbia University. After serving as a federal judicial clerk, I represented Fortune 500 companies in complex commercial and employment litigation. In 2003, I began focusing my practice on helping people, not corporations. Having practiced as a defense lawyer, I have a unique and invaluable perspective on representing plaintiffs. I have wide-ranging experience in the trial and appellate divisions in both federal and state courts and before numerous administrative agencies.

Columbia Law School
LL.M. (1985)
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Cleveland State University
J.D. (1984)
Honors: Cum Laude
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Kenyon College
B.A. | Ecomonics, History
Honors: Cum Laude
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Professional Associations
Ohio State Bar
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Ohio State Bar
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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6th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Civil Rights
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Additional Practice Area
  • General Civil
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Cleveland Employment Law Blog
Contact & Map
Main Office
3401 Enterprise Place, Suite 340
Beachwood, OH 44122
Telephone: (216) 522-0011
Fax: (844) 548-3570