Steven H. Meyer is the managing partner of Steven H. Meyer, P.A.
Mr. Meyer primarily handles catastrophic personal injury, product liability, medical malpractice cases, and complex commercial litigation matters. He has obtained numerous verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients of six and seven figures. He has lectured frequently on trial practice.
In addition, with more than 30 years of practical experience as a lawyer and business advisor, Mr. Meyer is a proven problem solver, and a valuable asset for companies seeking guidance on their corporate structure, partnership and shareholder issues, employment issues, vendor contracts, and better business practices.
Mr. Meyer is a Florida Bar Board Certified expert in two practice areas?Civil Trial Law and Business Litigation. Board Certification is The Florida Bar's highest honor, and signifies an attorney's breadth and depth of expertise in a particular field, including high ethical standards. Only 7% of all attorneys in Florida are board certified, and fewer than 1% are board certified in two areas of practice. Not only is Mr. Meyer certified in Business Litigation, he also formerly served on, and chaired, the nine-member Business Litigation Certification Committee, which writes and grades exams for Florida lawyers who wish to become board certified in that field.
Mr. Meyer holds a J.D. from Boston University School of Law and a B.A. in History (cum laude) from Wesleyan University. In addition, he speaks French and Spanish, is a Member of Mensa (the "High IQ Society"), and appeared as a contestant on the television show "Jeopardy." In 2000, he was a member of the team of lawyers representing then Vice President Al Gore in the disputed Presidential Election recounts in Florida.
Concurrently, Mr. Meyer has been a chair and line umpire for the men's and women's professional tennis tours for nearly twenty years. The approximately 300 top level tennis officials in the country elected him to their five-member representative body, on which committee he served for many years.
A native of upstate New York, Mr. Meyer has lived and practiced law in Florida for more than 20 years. His wife, Julia, is a professor at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida.
Areas of Practice
Personal Injury Law (including maritime and cruise ship injuries)
Medical and Other Professional Malpractice
Class Action (State and Federal Court)
Business Law (including partnership and shareholder disputes and franchise disputes)
Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation
Homeowners Association Litigation
Bar and Court Admissions
Florida, 1997 Connecticut, 1989
Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by The Florida Bar Board Certified in Business Litigation by The Florida Bar Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy
J.D. from Boston University, 1989 B.A. from Wesleyan University, 1986
American Association for Justice Florida Justice Association Palm Beach County Justice Association Central Florida Trial Lawyers' Association Orange County Bar Association Connecticut Trial Lawyers' Association