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Elfvin & Besser is a Cleveland, Ohio law firm representing individuals as plaintiffs or defendants, classes of individuals, public entities and companies (employers), in employment and related areas. Active in the legal community, the firm is AV rated. The practice includes discrimination, civil rights, sexual harassment, public policy torts, contracts, non-compete agreements, fiduciary duty, trade secrets, severance agreements, general business, and litigation.

Our attorneys will advise you of your legal rights and obligations, and work with you to craft a personalized resolution to your dispute. Our partners are recognized as leaders in their field and can represent your interests from start to finish, whether reviewing a severance agreement, negotiating a resolution without instituting litigation, in court as a litigant, or in an appellate court. We are experienced in alternative dispute resolution including negotiation and mediation, and have served as court appointed and private mediators. Our attorneys have significant experience in both jury and non-jury trials, including NASD arbitrations. We will carefully review your claim and recommend the method which best resolves your conflict.

We represent clients in many forums using state-of-the-art technology, including "electronic" courtrooms. We have appeared in several state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels, as well as administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, State Personnel Board of Review, and the Merit Systems Protection Board.