Company: Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Jon D. Meer, Partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in employment law.
Upon earning a Bachelor of Science, with honors, from the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Mr. Meer went on to attain a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Boston University School of Law. At the start of his career, he was an associate at Paul Haystein’s and a partner at Akin Gump LLP before serving DLA Piper US LLP as a partner and chair of employment law practice from 2002 to 2008. Since 2008, Mr. Meer has been a partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP, where he is an experienced trial lawyer for high stakes and high profile litigation in representing several of the world’s most famous brands and businesses in claims brought against them by employees. With this sentiment, he defends employers in large class actions alleging wage theft, discrimination, harassment, unfair competition and theft of trade secrets.
Finding vast success in his career, Mr. Meer was named to the Daily Journal Legal Publishers Top 75 Lawyers in California for Employment Law in 2019. In 2017, he was named to Best Lawyers in America, Southern California’s Top Rated Lawyers by the Los Angeles Times and MVP Top 5 Lawyers in Labor and Employment Law by Lexus Nexus. Additionally, he holds an AV-Preeminent Rating from Martindale Hubbell/Thomas Reuters, attributing his success to an impeccable understanding of the function of the courts and his mentors, Paul Grossman, Paul Cane and Al Latham. In a career suffused with highlights, Mr. Meer is most proud to have been one of only a handful of lawyers to have successfully won jury trials in plaintiff related class action cases. To remain aware of developments in his industry, he maintains his affiliation with the Labor and Employment Law Sections of the State Bar of California, American Bar Association and Los Angeles County Bar Association.
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