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David P. Meyer

Founding Principal
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David Meyer is the founding principal of Meyer Wilson. Since starting his law firm in 1999, Mr. Meyer has earned a national reputation for successfully representing investors who are victims of investment fraud. He has represented more than 1,000 individual investors from all across the country in securities arbitration and litigation. Numerous federal courts across the country have also appointed him and his firm as lead and co-lead counsel in consumer class action cases.

Mr. Meyer has the honor of winning the largest jury verdict in Ohio history; a $261 million class action verdict against Prudential Securities on behalf of more than 200 retirees. The case cite is Burns, et al. v. Prudential Securities, Inc., Case No. 99CV0438, (Marion County, Ohio). Mr. Meyer filed the class action when he was 29 years old, having been out of law school for only four year at that time. The case lasted more than seven years. Following an appeal of the unanimous jury verdict by Prudential Securities, all class members received in excess of 100% recovery of their actual losses, even after payment of attorneys’ fees and expenses.

He has been listed in Best Lawyers in America® every year since 2011 in multiple practice areas and the firm is listed as a Tier 1 Best Law Firm by Best Lawyers®. U.S. News recognized him as “Lawyer of Year” in 2015 and 2021-2022. Thomson Reuters named him one of the Top 100 lawyers in Ohio and one of the Top 50 in Columbus. Martindale-Hubbell ranks Mr. Meyer at the highest possible rating, AV-Preeminent (5.0/5.0). AVVO ranks him as “Superb” (10/10).

Mr. Meyer often serves as a guest lecturer on securities fraud and investor protection topics. Bar associations invite him to speak to attorneys at educational seminars.

Mr. Meyer received his B.A. in Business Administration from Ohio University and his law degree and masters in taxation degree from Capital University Law School. He is admitted to practice law in the states of Ohio and Michigan.

Immediate Past-President, Public Investors Advocate Bar Association (PIABA)

Vice-President, Ohio Association for Justice (OAJ) (2019-2020)