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Francis X. (Frank) Neuner, Jr.


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T 314.333.3909
F 314.862.4656

Frank Neuner is a member of the Labor and Employment and Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice groups. Frank’s practice currently focuses on assisting employers with the broad array of labor and employment law issues that arise in the workplace. Clients have entrusted Frank to represent them in federal and state courts at the trial and appellate levels, in administrative actions before federal and state agencies, and in alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Frank previously served as St. Louis Office Managing Partner, and he also served on the firm’s Executive Committee.

Frank also serves as a mediator for workplace conflicts, civil rights controversies, and business-related disputes. He has a wealth of experience mediating single-plaintiff disputes, as well as class and collective actions, including wage and hour cases. In addition to his private mediation practice, Frank serves as a mediator for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Missouri Commission on Human Rights. Over the course of his career, Frank has represented all the various participants in employment disputes—including businesses, managers, and individual employees—and therefore he is uniquely qualified to lead parties toward resolution of these conflicts. He received his certificate from Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies for successfully completing its Mediation Skills Training Program. Frank has also completed an Advanced Mediation Skills training course, presented by the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine School of Law. Frank has been approved as a Certified Neutral by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. Frank is a national member of the Association of Attorney-Mediators, where he serves on the Board of Directors, and he also serves as President of the St. Louis Chapter of the Association of Attorney-Mediators.

To learn more about Frank’s mediation practice and to schedule mediations online, please visit frankneunermediation.com.

Frank serves on the Governing Board of Epworth Children & Family Services, a non-profit agency that provides the St. Louis community with essential youth services to overcome challenges caused by abuse or neglect. Frank’s community service also includes a lengthy tenure on the Board of Directors of Progressive Youth Connection, a non-profit agency promoting positive development of youths through violence-prevention and character-education programs.


  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2013-2020
  • The Best Lawyers in America® Lawyer of the Year (2018), Employment Law – Management
  • The Top 50, St. Louis Super Lawyers®
  • The Top 100, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers®
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers®, 2010-2019, Rising Star, 2008
  • Missouri Lawyers Media, Up & Coming Lawyers, 2009

Contact Frank Neuner at 314.333.3909 or fneuner@spencerfane.com.