Steven A. Meckler: Lawyer with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Steven A. Meckler

Charlotte,  NC  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Construction
  • Educational and Religious Organizations
  • Franchise and Distribution
  • Corporate Law / Business Organizations
  • Manufacturing
  • Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Educational / Religious Organizations
  • Public Law and Public Finance
Law SchoolCase Western Reserve University, J.D., cum laude, 1999 Paul J. Hergenroeder Award Recipient, Jessup Moot Court
Admitted1999, United States District Court Eastern District of North Carolina; 1999, United States District Court Western District of North Carolina; 1999, United States District Court Middle District of North Carolina; 1999, North Carolina; 2001, United States District Court South Carolina; 2014, United States Supreme Court; 2000, South Carolina

Professional and Community Affiliations
•Charlotte Rotary, Member, Paul Harris fellow
•Charlotte Film Commission, Board Member
•Mecklenburg County Court System, 2011, Member, Civil Court Committee
•Providence Country Club, Board of Governors
•Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central and Western North Carolina, past Vice Chair, Executive Committee and Board
•Mecklenburg County Bar Association Professionalism Committee, past Member
•South Carolina Task Force on Court Appointments, past Member
•Charlotte Chamber Leadership Program, past
•Bar Leadership Institute, past

BornAkron, Ohio, December 3, 1970

Steven A. Meckler's practice focuses primarily on representing corporations with respect to complex business, real property, education, product liability and franchise litigation. He is licensed in North and South Carolina and practices in both the state and federal courts. Steve also has extensive experience in representing clients in a variety of administrative actions with various state agencies.

His representative clients include national development corporations, educational institutions, manufacturers, sports entertainment facilities, franchise entities and a wide array of other business ventures.

Steve is an active Rotarian and formerly served on the Executive Board of the Make-A-Wish Foundation for Central and Western North Carolina. Steve is a graduate of the FBI Citizen's Academy.

•AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
•International Association of Defense Counsel
•Best Lawyers in America, 2013 - 2015
•North Carolina Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine, 2012 - 2015
•North Carolina Legal Elite by Business North Carolina magazine, 2014
•Top Ranked U.S. Executive, National Council of American Executives, 2014
•Top Rated Commercial Litigation Lawyer, Martindale-Hubbell, 2012
•North Carolina Top Rated Lawyer, 2012
•Leaders in the Law, North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, 2011
•Cambridge Who's Who 2010
•North Carolina Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine, 2009 and 2010
•North Carolina Law Impact Leader, Business Leader, North Carolina Legal Guide, 2009
•Top Lawyers in North Carolina, Business Leader magazine, 2009
•Charlotte Mover & Shaker, Business Leader magazine, 2009
•Top Lawyers in Charlotte, Business Leader magazine, 2008
•Past fellow, Trial Lawyer Honorary Society, Litigation Counsel of America

News Releases

01.26.2015 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Recognized as 2015 North Carolina Super Lawyers and North Carolina Rising Stars
08.21.2014 82 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015
01.21.2014 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Recognized as 2014 North Carolina Super Lawyers and North Carolina Rising Stars
08.15.2013 83 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014
01.23.2013 Shumaker Attorneys Recognized as 2013 North Carolina Super Lawyers
08.28.2012 81 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013
01.26.2012 Five Shumaker Partners Recognized as 2012 North Carolina Super Lawyers
11.15.2010 Steven A. Meckler Featured Guest on CNN
01.27.2010 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named to 2010 North Carolina Rising Stars


09.16.2008 You've Received Notice of an Administrative Action - Don't Panic
03.01.2008 Protect Your Business: The Advantage of Self-Reporting, NCLCCA Newsletter
09.23.2005 Crisis Management: How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Litigation, NCAEYC, Greensboro, North Carolina
03.01.2004 Recent Case Developments in the Area of Temporary Restraining Orders and Preliminary Injunctions, The Defender, Volume XIII, Number 1, p. 3-5


10.25.2013 Application of the Administrative Procedures Act, NCLCCA, Winston Salem, North Carolina
May 2013 Played the role of a Congressional attorney on the television series Homeland
10.18.2010 Featured guest on CNN regarding the foreclosure crisis
10.26.2007 Litigation Risks and Crisis Management, NCLCCA, Clemmons, North Carolina
01.25.2007 Avoiding the Pitfalls of Litigation and Current Trends in Licensing in North Carolina, NCLCCA, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
01.26.2006 “Liability: Protective and Proactive Strategies for Your Child Care Business”, Davidson County Partnership for Children


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Steven A. Meckler

128 South Tryon Street, Suite 1800
CharlotteNC 28202-5013


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