David P. Meyer is the founding principal of the firm. Meyer has earned a national reputation for successfully representing investors who are victims of investment fraud. He has represented over eight hundred individual investors from all across the country in securities arbitration and litigation against all major brokerage firms and won verdicts, judgments and settlements of hundreds of millions of dollars in losses on their behalf. He served as lead counsel for hundreds of retirees in a class action against Prudential Securities and won a jury verdict in excess of $261 million, believed to be the largest jury verdict in Ohio's history.
David Meyer is listed in the Best Lawyers in America®, Law and Politics magazine has named him a "Super Lawyer," and he has also achieved the highest rating under Martindale-Hubbell's rating system for legal ability and ethical standards. In addition, Columbus CEO Magazine featured a cover story about his law practice.
David Meyer is a recognized authority on securities arbitration procedure and often serves as a guest lecturer on securities fraud and stockbroker malpractice. Bar associations regularly invite him to speak to attorneys at educational seminars. He also provides education to investor groups, accountants and other financial professionals concerning investor protection.
David Meyer is an active member of several legal professional associations, including the Public Investors' Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA), a national organization of attorneys dedicated to the advancement of investors' rights in securities arbitration proceedings. He holds a business administration degree from Ohio University and a law degree and masters degree in tax law from Ohio's Capital University Law School.
Presentations & Speaking Engagements:
"When Investment Portfolios Fail: Holding Stockbrokers and Investment Counselors Accountable"
West Virginia Association for Justice Annual Convention, June, 2012
"Stockbroker Malpractice and Securities Arbitration"
Ohio Association for Justice Annual Convention, May, 2012
"Stockbroker Malpractice and Securities Arbitration" - Annual Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Institute sponsored by the Dayton Bar Association
"Stockbroker Malpractice" - COAJ Annual Litigation Seminar, Dayton (Ohio) Bar Association
"Mandatory Securities Arbitration of Customer Claims against Brokerage Firms" (Panelist) - Central Ohio Association for Justice: Ohio Division of Securities' Annual Securities Conference on the topic of Speaker, Panel Member, State of Ohio Division of Securities
"The Pros and Cons of Class Arbitrations: Plaintiffs' Perspective" - Ohio Class Action Summit, sponsored by the law firm of Porter Wright
"Stockbroker Malpractice" - West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association seminar
"Stockbroker Malpractice" - Stark County (Ohio) Elder Law Seminar
"Stockbroker Malpractice" - Lancaster (Ohio) Estate Planning Group
"Variable Annuities: Financial Exploitation of the Elderly" - Elder Law Update Seminar, Ohio State Bar Association's Annual Convention
"Consumer Class Actions: In the Wake of New Federal Class Action Law" - Negligence Seminar, Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers
"Stockbroker Malpractice" - Certified Public Accountants
"Stockbroker Malpractice" - American Association of Individual Investors
"Stockbroker Malpractice" - Cleveland Bar Association