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My Firm's practice is dedicated to the representation of employees and executives throughout the State of Ohio. The Young Law Firm's mission is to vigorously defend the rights of employees. I frequenty represent individuals with disabilities, ethnic and religious minorities, as well as those who have been discriminated against on account of their age, gender or sexual orientation. I bring a truly unique perspective having previously defended corporations at one of Ohio's largest law firms.


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Practice areas


  1. Wrongful Termination: 25%
    20 years, 50 cases
  2. Sexual Harassment: 25%
    20 years, 15 cases
  3. Employment: 25%
  4. Discrimination: 25%
    20 years, 50 cases



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  • Neil Edward Klingshirn

    Dave is an excellent and thoughtful attorney who has achieved outstanding results for his clients.


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Contact info

The Law Offices of David A. Young LLC

700 W Street Clair Avenue Suite 316
Cleveland, OH, 44113

The Law Firm of David A. Young, LLC

700 W. St. Clair Avenue
Suite 316
Cleveland, OH, 44113



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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certified Specialist - Labor and Employment LawOhio State Bar Association2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Best Lawyer, EmploymentBest Lawyers in America2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Best Lawyer, EmploymentBest Lawyers in America2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Certified Labor and Employment Law SpecialistOhio State Bar Association2010
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Ohio Rising Star Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2008
Spangenberg Award for Excellence in Trial AdvocacySpangenberg Firm1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyHahn Loeser & Parks LLP1997 - 1999
AttorneyGallagher Sharp1995 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Inns of Court-Cleveland Employment ChapterMember2006 - Present
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMember2003 - Present
Cleveland Employment Lawyers AssociationMember2003 - Present
Ohio Employment Lawyers AssociationMember2000 - Present
Ohio Academy of Trial LawyersMember2000 - Present
Cleveland Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember1997 - Present
Portage County Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Cleveland Marshall Law ReviewBoard of Editors1994 - 1995
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Gary L. Beck v. American Signature, Inc, et alConfidential Resolution
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar JournalWhat The Hurt Locker Can Teach Us About Employment Law2010
Cleveland Bar JournalTelecommuters: The New Horizon for Unpaid Overtime Claims2008
Columbus Daily ReporterLaw You Can Use: "How do I know if I'm Entitled to Overtime Pay?"2007
Columbus Daily ReporterHow Do I Know If I Am Entitled to Overtime Pay?2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of LawN/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
8th Annual Northern Ohio Labor and Employment Law ConferenceErosion of At Will Employment: Changes in Public Policy Exception Affecting Non At-Will Employees2008