Brian M. O'Neal

Brian M. O'Neal: Attorney with McMahon Berger A Professional Corporation


Brian M. O’Neal represents the interest of management in all areas of Labor & Employment law. Brian’s experience prior to joining McMahon Berger, includes general defense litigation in Missouri and Illinois representing corporations in lawsuits ranging from medical malpractice to employment-related issues. Brian also served as a law clerk at the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District for the Honorable Gary M. Gaertner, Sr.

Brian’s employment practice includes all facets of employment law, including employment discrimination claims under Title VII and the Missouri Human Rights Act, the American with Disabilities Act, and the Family and Medical Leave Act. He is involved in litigating employment discrimination claims as well as investigating and responding on behalf of management to employee claims before administrative agencies. In addition, he advises clients on employment-related matters such as employment contracts and daily human resources issues.


•Super Lawyers - Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers Rising Star (2012-2017)

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Brian M. O’Neal

Uncertainty Continues Regarding Proper Payment Of Tipped Employees

By Brian M. O’Neal on January 16, 2019

The use of tip credits by employers involves the crediting of tips an employee earns toward their hourly pay and, as a result, reducing the...

Illinois Employers Continue to Be Sued Under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act

By Brian M. O’Neal on November 30, 2018

The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”), which became effective in 2008, requires private entities to obtain consent before collecting an individual’s biometric information (information...


By Brian M. O’Neal on July 23, 2018

There has been a lot of uncertainty in recent years concerning when an entity will be considered an employer of caregivers under the Fair Labor...

7th Circuit Rejects The EEOC’s Current Position Regarding Long-Term Leave As A Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA

By Brian M. O’Neal on October 06, 2017

In Severson v. Heartland Woodcraft, Inc., Case No. 15-3754 (7th Cir. 2017), Plaintiff Raymond Severson took a 12-week leave under the Family Medical Leave Act...

Community Involvement

Metro Strikers, Head Coach 2005 - 2011
St. Louis University High School, Alumni - Board Member
UCP, Board Member (2014-Present)
UCP, Board Chair (2017-2018)

(Also at Collinsville Office)

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Employment Law
  • Labor Law
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Healthcare
  • Appellate Work
  • Policies, Procedures, & Handbooks
  • Training
  • Jury Trial & Arbitration
  • Employment and Labor Law Education

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
314-567-7350  Phone
University Attended:
Rockhurst University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2001
Law School Attended:
St. Louis University, J.D., 2004
Year of First Admission:
Missouri; United States District Court, Western District of Missouri; United States District Court, Southern District of Illinois; United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri; State of Illinois; United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois; United States District Court, Central District of Illinois

Professional Associations

The Missouri Bar, Member
Bar Association of Metro St Louis, Member
Illinois State Bar Association, Member
Society for Human Resource Management, Member
Human Resource Management Association of Greater St. Louis, Member
National Human Resources Association, Member

Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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