Fred Neff

Neff Law Firm, P.A.
7400 Metro Blvd Ste 165
Minneapolis, MN 55439
(952) 831-6555

Leading Minnesota attorney Fred Neff has over 42 years experience practicing law in the Twin Cities    In 1986, top Minnesota lawyer Fred Neff founded Neff Law Firm, P.A., to serve people in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis, St. Paul and the surrounding communities with conveniently located offices in Edina and Roseville, Minnesota.    He is an experienced attorney and seasoned litigator who has handled many lawsuits and complex cases in the areas of civil litigation, fraud, Qui Tam / False Claims Act litigation, personal injury, wrongful death, employment law, executive employment issues, wrongful termination, criminal defense, and business law matters.    Top lawyer Fred Neff is licensed to practice law in Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Dakota    The founder of Neff Law Firm, P.A., he is a Twin Cities lawyer licensed to practice law in Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Dakota. He is also admitted to practice before the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.    Served as a prosecutor and private attorney    He has worked to provide legal help while serving as an investigator, prosecutor, and private attorney handling both criminal and civil litigation. During his more than 42 years of experience he has handled complicated civil and criminal cases throughout Minnesota and elsewhere.    Lawyer Fred Neff has served on legal panels in Hennepin County    Fred Neff has provided help as a Minneapolis lawyer on the Hennepin County Public Defender's Conflicts Panel, the Hennepin County Juvenile Justice panel and numerous Bar association committees in Hennepin County.    Extensive experience working on complex civil litigation    As a lawyer, Fred Neff has delivered legal assistance to many people, and has handled highly complex litigation in various state and federal jurisdictions. Some of the large law cases in which he has been involved in providing legal help were plaintiff's anti-trust, Federal multi-district litigation, qui tam (false claims act), wrongful death, employment litigation and discrimination litigation on behalf of individuals and large groups of claimants.    Handles State and Federal discrimination claims    Fred Neff has provided legal help to the injured and protected the legal rights of many people subjected to discrimination in and out of the workplace in the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, and elsewhere. As a lawyer he has provided legal help to people who have had state discrimination claims and federal discrimination claims in the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul as well as elsewhere.    Worked to protect peoples' constitutional rights    Fred Neff has also provided legal help to people whose constitutional rights were violated and other injured people in need of legal help.    Served on the Board of Directors of an Insurance Company    Fred Neff has served on the Board of Directors of a prominent Insurance Company.    Employment lawyer    Lawyer Fred Neff has extensive experience providing legal help to hourly wage earners, salaried employees, managers, high level executives and officers. Minneapolis attorney Fred Neff has provided legal help to licensed investment professionals, licensed medical providers, icensed insurance professionals and bankers. He has helped injured workers with ordinary to very complex claims. Minnesota lawyer Fred Neff has extensive experience as an employment lawyer.    Helped injured consumers    Fred Neff also has extensive experience as a lawyer providing legal help to injured consumers on investment fraud claims.    Provided legal help to people and organizations    Fred Neff has represented many different types of entities including a branch of an international Church, business organizations and numerous members of various unions.    Media attention    From 1989-1991, Minnesota lawyer Fred Neff acted as a co-host on a popular television program Great Puzzles in History covering historical mysteries including unsolved crimes. As the program involved many historically intriguing legal cases and included information and insight into the law and the legal system in general. Two books Great Puzzles of History and Mysterious Persons in History were written by Minneapolis Minnesota lawyer Fred Neff and published by Runestone Press based upon the popular response from the television show.  


  Fred Neff has received many awards for his accomplishments and community involvement including: Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Lawyers, 2018; Ten Best Labor and Employment attorney 2018; Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award for demonstrated unwavering excellence, 2018; Top 100 Civil Plaintiffs Lawyers Award 2017; 10 Best Criminal Attorneys Award 2016; Best of Minneapolis Attorneys Award 2008; Ronald Reagan Gold Medal Award, 2004; Wisdom Society Wisdom Award, 1998; Presidential Merit Medal President George Bush 1990; Northwest Community TV Commendation Awards, 1989-91; Honors Certificate for Authors, Children's Reading Round Table of Chicago; 1988; Lamp of Knowledge Award, Twin Cities Lawyers Guild, 1986; Creative Thinker award HLS Regional Staff, 1986; HLS Justice Award, 1986; Good Neighbor Award, WCCO Radio, 1985; Managing Attorneys Guidance Award, 1985; HLS Leadership Award, 1984, HLS Employee Appreciation award 1982; Sibley County Attorney Commendation Award, 1980; University Minnesota Student Appreciation Award,1978; St. Paul Citizen of Month Award, Citizens Group, 1975; Recipient Outstanding Teacher Award Inver Hills College Student Body, 1973.    In reference books    Minnesota lawyer Fred Neff has had his biography in reference books including Who's Who in America, Who's Who in The World, Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who In The Midwest, Who's Who in Finance and Business, and Who's Who in Society.    Featured in Twin Cities Luxury and Fashion    Twin Cities Luxury and Fashion published an article in July 2007 issue on Minnesota lawyer Fred Neff that stated:    "His achievements are numerous from receiving a commendation from the Sibley County Attorney's office, St. Paul Citizen of the Month Award, WCCO Good Neighbor Award and the Presidential Medal of Merit, to writing 19 books, to getting the Creative Thinker Award for Lawyers. He's even acted as a co-host on a TV show called, "Great Puzzles in History" where he gave insight into the legal system.    The range of cases he handles, which includes everything from discrimination to wrongful death claims to fraudulent business practices, keeps him studying he says, but also keeps him fresh and enthused. It explains the sparkle and the humor but also the aura of curiosity that drives him and causes others to lean forward into the conversation as much as he does."  

Bar Admissions

  Minnesota, 1976  Wisconsin, 1985  North Dakota, 1994  U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1985  U.S. Supreme Court, 1985  


  William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota  J.D. - 1976  University of Minnesota  B.S. - 1970  Honors: With High Distinction  

Honors and Awards

  Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Lawyers, 2018  10 Best Labor and Employment Attorney Minnesota, 2018  Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award for demonstrated unwavering excellence, 2018  Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Lawyers National Trial Lawyers, 2017  Ten Best Criminal Law Attorneys, 2016  Best of Minneapolis Attorneys, 2008  The Ronald Reagan Gold Medal, 2004  The Wisdom Award, 1998  Commendation Awards from N.W. Community T.V., 1991  Commendation Awards from N.W. Community T.V., 1990  The Presidential Medal of Merit Award, 1990  Commendation Awards from N.W. Community T.V., 1989  Honors Certificate for Authors-Children's Reading Roundtable of Chicago, 1988  The Lamp of Knowledge Award from the T.C.L.G., 1986  Creative Thinker Award for Lawyers, 1986  The HLS Justice Award for Lawyers, 1985  WCCO Good Neighbor Award, 1985  Commendations for Distinguished Service from The Sibley County Attorney's Office, 1980  University Minnesota Student Appreciation Award,1978  St. Paul Citizen of Month Award, Citizens Group, 1975;  Recipient Outstanding Teacher Award Inver Hills College Student Body, 1973  

Professional Associations and Memberships

  American Bar Association  Minnesota Bar Association  Ramsey County Bar Association  Hennepin County Bar Association  Civil Justice Foundation  American Association for Justice  Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association  National District Attorneys Association  North Dakota Bar Association  Wisconsin Bar Association  Served on Staff of Hennepin County Lawyer magazine, Hennepin County  Ethics Panel, Hennepin County  The Juvenile Justice Panel, Hennepin County  Public Defenders Conflict Panel, Hennepin County