Neil E. Klingshirn

Neil E. Klingshirn

Elfvin, Klingshirn, Royer & Torch, LLC
3560 West Market Street
Suite 305-C
Akron, OH 44333

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About Me

Neil Klingshirn is a Board Certified employment lawyer. With nearly 30 years of employment law experience, Neil represents employees throughout Northeast Ohio and in the Columbus, Canton, Cambridge and Marietta, Ohio areas.

Professional Contributions

Neil is a Member of the Board of the Ohio Employment Lawyer's Association (OELA), where he is the moderator of OELA's discussion forums. Neil is also a founding member of Protecting Ohio's Employees, and previously served as the Chair of the Ohio State Bar Association's Employment Law Section.


Neil writes extensively for employment law publications. He is the creator and moderator of My Employment Lawyer, a national community of employment lawyers who provide answers to employment law questions.


Neil is a 1986 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Law. Neil was an Articles Editor of the Ohio State Law Journal and a co-founder and Trustee of the Student Funded Fellowship. He graduated with Honors in Law, and is a member of the Order of the Coif. Neil graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's of business administration in accounting from Kent State University in 1983, where he was honored as Outstanding Senior of the Year.


Neil served his community as the Chair of the Hudson, Ohio Personnel Advisory & Appeals Board (i.e., Civil Service Commission). In 1998 Neil served as Finance Chair for the Hudson Local Schools' ballot levy and in 1993 co-chaired the successful merger of the Village of Hudson and Hudson Township.