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Barbara Kaye Besser

Partner

Elfvin & Besser Co

HQ Phone:  (216) 382-2500

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Elfvin & Besser Co

4070 Mayfield Road

Cleveland, Ohio,44121

United States

Company Description

Elfvin Besser maintains skilled support staff of law clerks, legal interns, and financial consultants which enables them to operate efficiently. We value communication between client and attorney, placing great importance on returning phone calls and other for...more

Background Information

Employment History

Senior Trial Attorney

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission


Affiliations

Cuyahoga County Bar Association

Member


Ohio State Bar Association

Chair of the Specialization Committee


American Constitution Society

Member of the Newly Formed Cleveland Chapter


National Association of Women Lawyers

Member


ACS

Member of the Governance Committee


Cleveland-Marshall School of Law

Member of the Adjunct Faculty


Labor and Employment of the Ohio State Bar Association

Vice Chair and Secretary of the Certification Board


Education

Cleveland State University's Cleveland-Marshall College of Law


Cleveland-Marshall College of Law


B.A.

Hofstra University , Hempstead


bachelor's degree

Hofstra University


law degree

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law


Web References(13 Total References)


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Attorney Barbara Kaye Besser - Elfvin Besser

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Barbara Kaye Besser
Barbara Kaye Besser Barbara Kaye Besser Ms. Besser graduated magna cum laude from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University (1973). She received a B.A. from Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York. (1970). She has more than 40 years of experience as an active litigator in the areas of gender and employment discrimination. Ms. Besser began her professional career with the Women's Law Fund, a Ford Foundation grantee litigating sex discrimination cases. First as a Staff Attorney and then as the Director of Litigation (1973 to 1983). During this time she also taught legal writing and supervised legal clinic students as a member of the Adjunct Faculty of the Cleveland-Marshall School of Law. Ms. Besser also served as state President of the American Civil Liberties Union (1977 to1979). From 1983 to 1989, she served as a Trial Attorney with the Cleveland District office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. While at the Commission she received both individual and group performance awards. Ms. Besser entered private practice in 1989. Ms. Besser is a member of the bars of: Ohio Supreme Court (1973); Supreme Court of the United States (1977); U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio (1973); Southern District of Ohio (2003); U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (1975); U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (1977); U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (1990); and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (1991). She has written in the area of employment law as well as related topics. She is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education seminars on employment issues. And, she served as program chair for the OSBA's 2003 and 2004 Midwest Labor Law Conference. Since then she has remained an active member of the planning committee. Ms. Besser was Vice Chair and Secretary of the Certification Board for Labor and Employment of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Chair of the Certification and Contracts Sub-Committees. She was also Secretary and Chair of the Specialization Committee and immediate past Chair of the OSBA's Labor and Employment Council. Ms. Besser has been a member of the National Association of Women Lawyers, the American Civil Liberties Union. Ms. Besser is a Fellow (Class of 2005) of the Ohio State Bar Foundation and has been named an Ohio "Super Lawyer" since 2005. She was recognized as one of Cleveland's Best Lawyers for 2009 and one of the top 50 in 2013. Only a handful of attorneys receive these honors each year. Ms. Besser is a Master of the Bench of the Cleveland Employment Inn of Court. She is individually AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Barbara Kaye Besser


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Shortly thereafter, Barbara Kaye Besser, formerly the Director of Litigation for the Women's Law Fund and EEOC trial attorney joined the Firm.
As Director of Litigation for the Law Fund, Ms. Besser consulted regularly with now Justice Ruth Ginsberg who was a member of the Fund's litigation committee. Barbara Kaye Besser graduated magna cum laude from Cleveland State University's Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (1973); Hofstra University (New York) B.A., political science (1970). An active litigator in the area of employment discrimination and civil rights since 1973, she served as the Director of Litigation for the Women's Law Fund from 1973-1983 and six years with the EEOC (1983 - 1989) as a Senior Trial Attorney. She is a lecturer for continuing legal education seminars on EEO law and trial practice. She is a member of the bars of: Supreme Court of Ohio [1973]; Northern District of Ohio [1973]; United States Supreme Court [1977]; Southern District of Ohio [2003]; and, the United States Courts of Appeals for the District of Columbia [1977], Sixth [1975], Ninth [1990], and Federal [1991] Circuits. She is a member of the Cuyahoga County and Ohio State Bar Associations; Immediate past Chair of the OSBA's Labor and Employment Council and a member of the Specialty Certification Committee; an OSBF Fellow - class of 2005; a member of the Governance Committee of the ACS; and a Master Bencher in the Cleveland Employment Inn of Court. Rated "AV" individually by Martindale-Hubbell. She has twice been named one of Ohio's Super Lawyers (2005 and 2006). A solo practitioner in the area of employment law since 2004, Chris merged her practice with Elfvin Besser on January 1, 2015, forming a new partnership, Elfvin, Besser, Royer & Torch, LLC.


Northern Ohio Lawyers: Elfvin ◊ Besser Attorneys of

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Shortly thereafter, Barbara Kaye Besser, formerly the Director of Litigation for the Women's Law Fund and EEOC trial attorney joined the Firm.
As Director of Litigation for the Law Fund, Ms. Besser consulted regularly with now Justice Ruth Ginsberg who was a member of the Fund's litigation committee. Barbara Kaye Besser On the Plaintiff's side, we have pursued claims on behalf of: Barbara Kaye Besser graduated magna cum laude from Cleveland State University's Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (1973); Hofstra University (New York) B.A., political science (1970). An active litigator in the area of employment discrimination and civil rights since 1973, she served as the Director of Litigation for the Women's Law Fund from 1973-1983 and six years with the EEOC (1983 - 1989) as a Senior Trial Attorney. She is a lecturer for continuing legal education seminars on EEO law and trial practice. She is a member of the bars of: Supreme Court of Ohio [1973]; Northern District of Ohio [1973]; United States Supreme Court [1977]; Southern District of Ohio [2003]; and, the United States Courts of Appeals for the District of Columbia [1977], Sixth [1975], Ninth [1990], and Federal [1991] Circuits. She is a member of the Cuyahoga County and Ohio State Bar Associations; Immediate past Chair of the OSBA's Labor and Employment Council and a member of the Specialty Certification Committee; an OSBF Fellow - class of 2005; a member of the Governance Committee of the ACS; and a Master Bencher in the Cleveland Employment Inn of Court. Rated "AV" individually by Martindale-Hubbell. She has twice been named one of Ohio's Super Lawyers (2005 and 2006). A cum laude graduate of Case Western Reserve University's School of Law in 2005, Stuart now practices as a Partner with Elfvin ◊ Besser.


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