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About Firm

Neumann Law is a Sonoma County based law firm which is dedicated to providing the highest quality legal services to employees in Northern California including Sonoma, Napa, Marin, Mendocino and Lake County. Employees often feel frustrated and powerless in the face of unfair and illegal actions by their employers. Neumann Law stands on your side and provides counseling and representation to employees who have been terminated, discriminated against or retaliated against by their employers. Neumann Law's skilled and knowledgeable legal representation puts employees back in a position of power.

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Meet the Lawyer

Michelle Dye Neumann

Michelle Dye Neumann is passionate about employee rights and has represented employees in individual employment rights cases for over twenty years. She has experience with a wide variety of employment cases including wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower, FMLA, California Family Rights Act claims and veteran’s rights. She also consults hourly regarding employment contracts and severance negotiations. Ms. Neumann has tried cases to juries and judges in both state and federal courts all over the country, including California, Florida, Alabama, Missouri, Nebraska and Minnesota. Her more than 25 trial victories include a verdict of $2,032,500 on behalf of an employee who was retaliated against for speaking out about health care, an $850,000 verdict in a sexual harassment retaliation case, and a $2,792,000 verdict for two plaintiffs in a whistleblower claim. Most recently, in 2018, Ms. Neumann obtained a verdict of $312,892.00 against a local business in Sonoma County Superior Court for age discrimination in employment.

A graduate of Duke University School of Law, Ms. Neumann has focused her career on representing employees since 1996 and has been a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) since 1999 and is also a member of the California Employment Lawyers Association and the Sonoma County Bar Association. Due to her experience, she has been asked to teach at numerous state, local and national conferences on trial practice and employment law issues. Ms. Neumann has also argued before various state and federal courts of appeals, including arguing successfully before both the Missouri Supreme Court and the Minnesota Supreme Court. While practicing in Minnesota, Ms. Neumann was certified as a Labor and Employment Law Specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association. Ms. Neumann has been designated a "Super Lawyer" in California every year from 2016 to 2024 and was designated a "Super Lawyer" in Minnesota in 2014 and 2015. She now resides permanently in Sonoma County and is committed to the representation of employees throughout Northern California.