Image

Law School
Capital University Law School, J.D., 1995; L.L.M., 1996

Profile

David P. Meyer is the founding principal of the five-attorney law firm of Meyer Wilson. He has earned a national reputation for successfully representing investors who are victims of investment fraud. His firm has recovered more than $350,000,000 for its clients. 

From the firm's offices in Ohio, California and Michigan, Meyer Wilson has represented approximately 1,000 individual investors from all across the country in securities arbitration and litigation against all major brokerage firms and has won verdicts, judgments and settlements of hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients.

David Meyer 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. He has also been appointed lead or co-lead counsel by state and federal courts throughout the country in numerous consumer class actions.

He is listed in the Best Lawyers in America® (2019), a distinction limited to just 4% of the practicing attorneys in the country as voted upon by other lawyers. Thomson Reuters has also named him one of the Top 100 Lawyers in the state of Ohio. David Meyer has also achieved the peer review rating of "AV-Preeminent (5.0/5.0)" (the highest rating available) under Martindale-Hubbell's rating system for legal ability and ethical standards. He is also rated "Superb" (10/10), a perfect score, by AVVO, an independent lawyer rating service. 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 and he also provides education to investor groups, accountants and other financial professionals concerning investor protection. He currently serves as a Director and Officer in the Public Investors' Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA), a national organization of attorneys dedicated to the advancement of investors' rights in securities arbitration proceedings.

Accepts Cases
Willing to take Cases $50,001 to $100,000
Willing to take Cases $100,000+

Educational Background

Capital University Law School, J.D., 1995; L.L.M., 1996
Ohio University, B.B.A., with honors, 1992

Honors and Awards

Listed in the Best Lawyers in America (2011-2019)

Listed in Best Law Firms (2019)

Named one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Ohio by Thomson Reuters 

"AV-Preeminent (5.0/5.0) (the highest rating available) under Martindale-Hubbell's peer-review rating system for legal ability and ethical standards. 

"Superb" (10/10) a perfect score, by AVVO, an independent lawyer rating service.

Ohio Super Lawyer

Scholarly Lectures and Writings

Partial Listing of Speaking Engagements by David P. Meyer, Esq.:

"Stockbroker Fraud and Securities Arbitration", Presenter

Columbus Bar Association, December 2012

 

"Third Annual CBA/COAJ Trial Skills Institute", Moderator

 Columbus Bar Association, November 2012

 

"Investor Claims"

Ohio Association for Justice, Winter Convention, Cleveland, November 2012

 

"Fallout from Securities Fraud: Options for Recovery"

Annual Ohio Securities Conference, Ohio Division of Securities, October 2012

 

"Stockbroker Malpractice and Securities Arbitration"

Lake County, Ohio, Bar Association Presentation, October 2012

"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

 

"Investment Scams Targeting the Elderly"

Columbus Bar Association - Chester Institute, 2011

 

"Stockbroker Malpractice and Securities Arbitration" 
Annual Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Institute: Dayton Bar Association, 2010

"Stockbroker Malpractice"
Annual Litigation Seminar: Central Ohio Association for Justice (COAJ), 2010

"Mandatory Securities Arbitration of Customer Claims against Brokerage Firms" 
Panel Member, Ohio Division of Securities' Annual Securities Conference: State of Ohio Division of Securities, 2009

"What are the Pros and Cons of Class Arbitrations: Plaintiffs' Perspective"
Ohio Class Action Summit (sponsored by the law firm of Porter Wright), 2008

"Stockbroker Malpractice"
West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, 2007

"Stockbroker Malpractice"
Stark County (Ohio) Elder Law Seminar, 2006

"Stockbroker Malpractice"
Seminar: Lancaster (Ohio) Estate Planning Group, 2005

"Variable Annuities: Financial Exploitation of the Elderly"
Elder Law Update; Annual Convention: Ohio State Bar Association, 2005

"Consumer Class Actions: In the Wake of New Federal Class Action Law"
Negligence Seminar; 2005 Annual Convention: Ohio Academy Of Trial Lawyers, 2005

"Stockbroker Malpractice"
Addressing Certified Public Accountants, Columbus, Ohio, 2004

"Stockbroker Malpractice" 
Seminar: American Association of Individual Investors, 2004

"Stockbroker Malpractice"
Cleveland (Ohio) Bar Association (Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association), 2003

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

Ohio State Bar Association
Columbus Bar Association
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association
Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association

States Admitted with Active License to Practice
Ohio