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Matthew Besser Esq

Matthew Besser Esq

Cleveland employment lawyer; appellate practice professor at CWRU Law School
  • Appeals & Appellate, Employment Law, Civil Rights
  • Ohio
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Matt Besser is a champion for the rights of individuals in employment discrimination, constitutional, and civil rights cases and appeals. In addition to his work at Bolek Besser Glesius LLC, Matt is an Adjunct Law Professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he teaches appellate practice.

Matt holds the esteemed “AV Preeminent”® rating from attorney rating service Martindale-Hubbell. U.S. News and World Report’s Best Lawyers Magazine has twice named him one of its “Best Lawyers” in Cleveland for employment law. For its part, Super Lawyers Magazine has named him to its Cleveland “Super Lawyers” list in the field of employment law representing individuals every year since 2014.

Active in the legal community, Matt serves as Second Vice-Chair of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s Certified Grievance Committee. He is also a member of the CMBA’s Judicial Selection Committee, and the Ohio State Bar Association Council of Delegates.

Matt graduated summa cum laude from The Ohio State University Moritz School of Law. After law school, he served as a law clerk on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He lives with his wife and two sons on the east side, and is an avid Buckeyes fan.

Practice Areas
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • General Civil
  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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3rd Circuit
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6th Circuit
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The Ohio State University
Michael E. Moritz College of Law, summa cum laude, Order of The Coif
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The George Washington University
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Professional Associations
Ohio State Bar
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Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Activities: Judicial Selection Committee, Grievance Committee
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Websites & Blogs
Bolek Besser Glesius LLC
Employment Law Attorneys | Cleveland, OH | Bolek Besser Glesius, LLC
Contact & Map
Bolek Besser Glesius LLC
5885 Landerbrook Drive
Suite 302
Cleveland, OH 44124
Telephone: (216) 464-3004
Fax: (866) 542-0743