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Lori Meyers

Senior Counsel

New York
Direct: (212) 218-5583
Fax: (212) 218-5526
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Ms. Meyers is senior counsel in the labor practice group of Seyfarth Shaw in New York.  Her experience includes equal employment opportunity and other employment litigation before the state and federal courts as advising clients on day-to-day personnel and employee relations matters, preparing employment policies and agreements and conducting training sessions and audits.  Ms. Meyers has represented employers in numerous NLRB unfair labor practice proceedings and representation campaigns and has counseled employers on interpretation of collective bargaining agreements and union avoidance strategies.

Ms. Meyers is senior counsel in the labor practice group of Seyfarth Shaw in New York.  Her experience includes equal employment opportunity and other employment litigation before the state and federal courts as advising clients on day-to-day personnel and employee relations matters, preparing employment policies and agreements and conducting training sessions and audits.  Ms. Meyers has represented employers in numerous NLRB unfair labor practice proceedings and representation campaigns and has counseled employers on interpretation of collective bargaining agreements and union avoidance strategies.

Education

  • J.D., Hofstra University School of Law, with Distinction
    Labor Law Award
    Law Review
    Co-Founder, Hofstra Labor Law Journal
  • Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations (1979)
    Dean's List

Admissions

  • New York

Courts

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

Representative Engagements

  • Arroyo et al, v. Accenture LLP, No. 524-2008-00063 (SDNY 2011) (defend client in disparate impact Title VII class action resulting in withdrawal of class claims, small settlement to plaintiff and no attorneys fees to plaintiffs' counsel).
  • Brady v. Deloitte & Touche, LLP,  No. C-08-00177, 2012 WL 1059694 (N.D.Cal. 2012), aff’d, 587 F. App’x 363 (9th Cir. 2014) (decertification of class action under California law affirmed by Ninth Circuit).  2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 118790 (N.D. Cal. Sept. 4, 2015) (defeat class certification of narrower class).
  • Cloke-Browne v. Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, LTD. et al, No. 10 Civ. 2249 (JPO)  (SDNY 2012) (in a SOX and discrimination case, successful partial motion to dismiss and small settlement to plaintiff in an amount less than he could have obtained by signing the Company's release at termination).
  • In re: Deloitte & Touche Overtime Litigation, 11-cv-02461; 12-cv-04290; 13-CV-0644, 2012 WL 240114 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 17, 2012)(decertification of class action and settlement of class action with no money to class representatives or their counsel). 
  • Pena, et al. v. S.P. Payroll, Inc., et al., No. 07-CV-7013 (RJH) (S.D.N.Y. 2009) (withdrawal of class claims and favorable settlement of individual claims).
  • Robinson v. Zurich American Insurance Co., No. 10-CV-3926 (EDNY 2012) (summary judgment granted in race and national origin discrimination case).
  • Scott v. City of New York, No. 02 CV 9530 (SAS), 2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 25610 (S.D.N.Y.) (key case interpreting the rules for compensatory time off for certain public employees).