Jeffery A. Meyer

Partner
Jeffrey Meyer

Jeff Meyer’s practice includes the full spectrum of labor and employment law matters. Jeff has substantial litigation experience defending against federal and state wage and hour collective and class actions, as well as audits and investigations before the U.S. Department of Labor and New York State Department of Labor. He regularly represents clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and its state and local equivalents, and defends clients in state and federal court against claims filed under Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and related state/local anti-discrimination laws.

 

In addition to defending employers against discrimination and retaliation claims, Jeff advises employers in all matters related to the union organizing and collective bargaining processes. He frequently appears before the National Labor Relations Board and has significant arbitration and mediation experience dealing with unions across the full spectrum of industries and disciplines. His practice also includes providing counsel to employers, large and small, as it relates to their daily employment decisions and compliance needs.

Experience

Representative Matters

  • Won full dismissal of a New York Department of Labor complaint seeking over $2M in damages against largest towing and vehicle repossession company in the Northeast
  • Defeated wage-and-hour class and collective action certification motions on behalf of large New York-based food distributor
  • Prevailed on multiple motions to dismiss wage and discrimination claims filed by various plaintiffs against large healthcare system
  • Achieved complete dismissal of wage-and-hour class action lawsuit against Iowa meat processor
  • Successfully defended 100+ identical arbitration demands based on alleged systemic harassment and discrimination claims filed against a New York City fitness company

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Credentials
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Education

  • J.D. St. John's University School of Law 2004
  • B.S.B.A. Business Management Bucknell University 1999

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • >Member, Board of Advisors, Center for Labor and Employment Law, St. John’s University School of Law
  • Member, Advisory Board, Make-A-Wish of Metro New York
  • Member, Advisory Council, Viscardi Center