Frank Neuner

Biography | Practice, Qualifications and Distinctions

Mediation Practice Emphasis

  • Employment and Workplace Conflicts
  • Wage and Hour Disputes
  • Non-Competition and Trade Secrets Cases
  • School-related Disputes
  • Contract Actions
  • Business Conflicts
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • ERISA Claims
  • Civil Rights Controversies
  • Blue Sky and Securities Cases
  • Insurance Coverage Disputes
  • Professional Malpractice Claims
  • Personal Injury, Wrongful Death and other Tort Claims
  • Sexual Abuse Claims
  • Bilateral Cases
  • Multiple Plaintiff Cases
  • Multiple Defendant Cases
  • Class Actions
  • Collective Actions

ADR Qualifications and Associations

  • Certified Neutral—U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Missouri
  • Designated Outside Mediator—U.S. District Court for Western District of Missouri
  • Mediator Panel—U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Advisory Committee––U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Missouri
  • Implicit Bias—United States Arbitration & Mediation
  • Advanced Training—Association of Attorney-Mediators
  • Qualified Mediator under Missouri Supreme Court Rule 17
  • Mediation Skills Training—Northwestern University, School of Continuing Studies
  • Advanced Mediation Skills—Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine School of Law
  • ADR Neutrals Seminar—U.S. District Court E.D. Mo. and St. Louis University School of Law
  • Mediation & Assessment Program, CLE for Outside Mediators, U.S. District Court W.D. Mo.
  • Member, National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • President, Association of Attorney-Mediators (National), 2021-2022
  • President, St. Louis Chapter, Association of Attorney-Mediators, 2016-present
  • Vice-President, St. Louis Chapter, Association of Attorney-Mediators, 2014-2015
  • Member, ADR Advisory Committee, U.S. District Court E.D. Mo.
  • Mediator for U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Mediator for Missouri Commission on Human Rights
  • Nearly 25 Years’ Experience as Employment Attorney and Business Litigator

Professional Distinctions

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Lawyer of the Year, 2018, Employment Law
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2013-2024
  • Top 50: St. Louis Super Lawyers®, 2011, 2012, 2014-2015, 2020-2022
  • Top 100: Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers®, 2014, 2021
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers®, 2010-2023
  • Michael J. Leech President’s Award, Association of Attorney Mediators
  • Missouri Lawyers Media, Up and Coming Lawyers, 2009
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars, 2008
  • St. Louis Managing Partner, Spencer Fane, 2014-2019
Frank Neuner