Steven A. Meckler

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

Biography

Steven A. Meckler's practice focuses primarily on representing corporations with respect to complex business, product liability, construction and real property 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 also chaired the Mecklenburg County Civil Superior Courts Committee that re-wrote the 26th Judicial District Superior Court Division Civil Rules. Steve is a graduate of the FBI Citizen's Academy.

Honors

•AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
•International Association of Defense Counsel
•Best Lawyers in America, 2013 - 2017
•North Carolina Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine, 2012 - 2017
•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

01.23.2017 Shumaker Attorneys Named to 2017 North Carolina Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

09.08.2016 Merrill Lynch Financial Advisors Settle Compensation Class Action for $12.8 Million

08.16.2016 Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers In America 2017

01.28.2016 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Recognized as 2016 North Carolina Super Lawyers and North Carolina Rising Stars

08.19.2015 Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers In America 2016

01.26.2015 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Recognized as 2015 North Carolina Super Lawyers and North Carolina Rising Stars

08.21.2014 83 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

Publications

06.01.2015 Down but Not Out: Bankruptcy's Effect on Diversity of Citizenship

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

Events and Presentations

2015 Superior Civil Court Makeover - A look into the Newly Revised Rules and Practices in Superior Civil Court, 2015, Mecklenburg County Bar

2013 Application of the Administrative Procedures Act, NCLCCA, Winston Salem, North Carolina

2013 Played the role of a Congressional attorney on the television series Homeland

2010 Featured guest on CNN regarding the foreclosure crisis

2007 Litigation Risks and Crisis Management, NCLCCA, Clemmons, North Carolina

2007 Avoiding the Pitfalls of Litigation and Current Trends in Licensing in North Carolina, NCLCCA, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

2006 “Liability: Protective and Proactive Strategies for Your Child Care Business”, Davidson County Partnership for Children

Trial Lawyer Honorary Society, Litigation Counsel of America

News Releases

01.21.2014 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Recognized as 2014 North CarolinaSuper Lawyersand 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

Publications

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

Events

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 Member:

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 Fellow: Trial Lawyer Honorary Society, Litigation Counsel of America

Professional and Community Affiliations

• Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central and Western North Carolina, Vice Chair, Executive Committee and Board

• Charlotte Rotary, Member

• Mecklenburg County Court System, 2011, Member, Civil Court Committee

• Providence Country Club, Board of Governors

• 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

Industries

Manufacturing

Real Estate

Banking and Financial Institutions

Construction

Educational / Religious Organizations

Public Law and Public Finance

Areas of Practice (15)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Commercial Landlord Tenant
  • Construction
  • Educational and Religious Organizations
  • Franchise and Distribution
  • Corporate Law Business Organizations
  • Data Breach
  • Manufacturing
  • Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Educational Religious Organizations
  • Hospitality and Leisure
  • Public Law and Public Finance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
704.945.2187  Phone
704.332.1197  Fax
www.slk-law.com
Law School Attended:
Case Western Reserve University, J.D., cum laude, Paul J. Hergenroeder Award Recipient, Jessup Moot Court, 1999
Year of First admission:
1999
Admission:
1999, 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
Memberships:

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, past
•Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central and Western North Carolina, past Vice Chair, Executive Committee and current Board Member
•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
•Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Facilities Committee Member

Birth Information:
Akron, Ohio, December 3, 1970
ISLN:
914168902

Peer Reviews

  • 4.6/5.0 (16)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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  • Steven A. Meckler

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/02/09 in Civil Litigation on 03/02/09

    excellent lawyer deserving of an av rating.

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    excellent lawyer deserving of an av rating.

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  • Steven A. Meckler

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 02/28/09 in Litigation on 02/28/09

    steve is very smart, highly ethical and seeks to be accessible to his clients. he is an excellent communicator, and is committed to promoting the clients objectives in b...

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    steve is very smart, highly ethical and seeks to be accessible to his clients. he is an excellent communicator, and is committed to promoting the clients objectives in business litigation.

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      5.0/5.0
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  • Steven A. Meckler

    5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 02/28/09 in Litigation on 02/28/09

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  • Steven A. Meckler

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 02/24/09 in Litigation on 02/24/09

    steve has always demonstrated the highest degree of legal analysis and judgment. he is a credit to our local bar, and a fine litigator.

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    steve has always demonstrated the highest degree of legal analysis and judgment. he is a credit to our local bar, and a fine litigator.

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  • Steven A. Meckler

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 02/12/09 in Litigation on 02/12/09

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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  • Steven A. Meckler

    5.0/5.0 by a Member on 02/12/09 in Commercial Litigation on 02/12/09

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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  • Steven A. Meckler

    5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 02/12/09 in Litigation on 02/12/09

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  • Steven A. Meckler

    5.0/5.0 by a Member on 02/12/09 in Litigation on 02/12/09

    • Legal Knowledge

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  • Steven A. Meckler

    5.0/5.0 by a Member on 02/12/09 in Products Liability on 02/12/09

    i had the privilege to work with steve on a number of products liability cases over the years. steve served as a local counsel for a manaufacturer whose litigation i ove...

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    i had the privilege to work with steve on a number of products liability cases over the years. steve served as a local counsel for a manaufacturer whose litigation i oversaw. steve is one of the few attorneys that we worked with nationally that i had complete faith and trust in. he's a terrific attorney, and, more importantly, and outstanding person. i highly recommend him!

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  • Steven A. Meckler

    4.8/5.0 by a Member on 02/20/09 in Medical Malpractice on 02/20/09

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