Also known as Matthew Emerson Douglas Besser

Matthew D. Besser

Matthew D. Besser

Discrimination Lawyer
Cleveland, OH




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About Me

Matthew D. Besser focuses his practice on employment discrimination and civil rights. He has experience in all aspects of litigation, fromnegotiation through trial and final appellate review. Having worked for several years at a large law firm representing corporate defendants in employment disputes, he is able to offer a unique perspective to plaintiffs with employment-related claims. Besser...

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Client Reviews

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Outstanding advocate in wrongful termination

Posted by: a Employment client over 3 years ago.

Mr. Besser was able to provide me with superb counseling in my wrongful termination case. He's a true professional and treated me and my concerns...

Great lawyer!

Posted by: Katalin about 1 year ago.

Matt is an amazing lawyer! He is so easy to work with, he is very knowledgeable, he is patient, he listens and explains well, and he made me feel at...
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Jeremy Aaron Tor
Jeremy Tor

Cleveland, OH

2 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Superb lawyer and one of the best brief writers I've encountered.
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2004 License Status: Active for the state of Ohio.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/15/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2004 – 2005

United States Court Of Appeals 3d Circuit


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2004 JD - Juris Doctor, summa cum laude in Law

Ohio State University Moritz College of Law


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2014 Super Lawyer -- Employment Law

Super Lawyers Magazine


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2014- present Committee Member

Certified Grievance Committee, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

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2011 The Use of Sex-Stereotyping Claims by LGBT Employees in Ohio

Ohio Lawyer Magazine

2010 Google Mistrials: What the Legal System Can do to Keep the Internet Out of the Jury Box

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal

Speaking Engagements

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2013 Emerging Issues in FMLA Litigation

at Ohio Association for Justice Annual Convention

2013 Social Media at Trial

at 50th Annual Midwest Labor & Employment Law Conference

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