Ryan T. Neumeyer is a Litigation Department’s Labor and Employment Practice Group member. He came to McDonald Hopkins after 10 years at a boutique labor and employment firm.

He represents and counsels management on employment law matters, such as employee leave, overtime, disability accommodations, termination and layoff decisions, and workplace injuries. He is a frequent lecturer on employment law topics. Earlier in his career, Ryan was an appellate attorney for the Office of the State Appellate Defender in Chicago and an extern for the Honorable Alice M. Batchelder, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Ryan earned a J.D. from Cleveland State University College of Law, cum laude, and a B.A. from Mount Union College. Ryan is also an Ohio State Bar Association Certified Labor and Employment Law Specialist. The Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Certification of Attorneys as Specialists accredits the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) to certify Ohio attorneys as specialists. The OSBA undergoes rigorous and continuous review for compliance with the standards established for certification.

Honors & Recognition

Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star (2014-2017)



Cleveland State University College of Law

Mount Union College

Admissions – State

Professional & Civic

Professional Activities

Ohio State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section (Member)

Cleveland Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section (Member)

Community Involvement

Board of Directors, Community Service Alliance

News & Insights


Speaking Engagements

Presenter, "COVID-19 Contractors Playbook: Employment, Loans and Construction Contract Issues," NARI Cleveland, May 13, 2020

Presenter, "Confronting Violence in Houses of Worship." Insurance Board, January 30, 2020

Presenter, "Improve Your Contracts to Improve Your Bottom Line: Contract Provisions that Contractors Need," NARI Greater Cleveland General Membership Meeting & Educational Conference, February 21, 2018


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