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Employment Law Attorneys

Freking Myers & Reul, LLC is an Ohio-based general litigation firm with a particular focus in employment law. We have been advocates for working people for more than two decades. With offices in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio and Denver, Colorado, we serve the Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and Colorado areas. Our team of lawyers and paralegals  recognize that clients often appreciate counsel not only on their employment rights, but also on how best to process what can be a wrenching personal experience.

Each employment law attorney at our firm has extensive experience in litigation in state and federal courts, but we also have extensive experience in mediation, arbitration, and settlement negotiations. We represent employees in all aspects of the employment relationship—from negotiating employment contracts, and identifying and resolving issues that arise during employment, to representing employees in wrongful termination matters.

We also provide legal counsel to executive employees concerning their employment contracts, executive compensation plans, and non-compete agreements.

We provide counseling and/or representation in these areas:


The current employment environment presents many challenges for new hires. In addition, with new issues involving social media and privacy concerns, retaining an experienced legal counsel for advice and legal assistance helps ensure employees receive fair treatment when negotiating their employment contracts. Our employment law attorneys represent clients in a variety of pre-employment issues, including the following:

  • Contract Negotiation
  • Pre-Employment Document Review


Our employment law attorneys at remain current on the ever-changing laws that protect the rights of employees in the workplace. We provide dedicated legal support to employees facing issues such as the following:

  • Discharge or Potential Discharge
  • Discrimination (age, race, gender, disability, pregnancy, national origin)
  • Employee Workplace Privacy and Free Speech Issues
  • Failure to Promote
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Improper Classification for Overtime
  • Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) Counseling
  • Retaliation Issues
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Stock Options
  • Unpaid Compensation
  • Whistleblower Issues


Regardless of whether employment ends due to voluntary resignation, layoff, or disability, many individuals continue to face issues that require experienced legal support. We continue to assist our clients with post-employment situations such as the following:

  • Defamation (libel and slander)
  • Disability Applications
  • ERISA Benefits and Litigation
  • Negative References
  • Non-Compete Enforcement Issues
  • Severance Agreements