Dave Meyer's practice focuses on antitrust and commercial litigation. At the trial level, he has represented clients in private antitrust litigation (both individual plaintiff matters and class actions), including the ongoing defense of a major railroad in a multidistrict putative class action. He has also handled a variety of other high-stakes litigation, including patent infringement, alleged trade secret theft, contract disputes, and claims alleging violations of international law under the Alien Tort Statute. He is experienced in arbitrations as well as civil and criminal trials in both federal and state court.
Dave has also handled federal and state appeals in both civil and criminal cases. His appellate experience includes a wide range of substantive areas, such as antitrust, unfair competition, Lanham Act, product liability, punitive damages, First Amendment, housing rights, class certification, international law, and the federal sentencing guidelines. He has also served as a volunteer mediator for the Second Appellate District of the California Court of Appeal.
Dave has written and spoken on antitrust issues as well as topics concerning trial and appellate litigation strategy. He is a member of the board of directors of Uncommon Good, which provides debt relief to medical professionals as well as mentoring to disadvantaged students.
Yazaki defends against automotive wire harness antitrust class actions
Union Pacific Railroad defends against rail freight fuel surcharge antitrust class action
Union Pacific Railroad defends against various conspiracy claims by Oxbow