Steven Meyer is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Lewis Brisbois and is co-chair of the Products Liability and Consumer Warranty Practices and vice-chair of the Toxic Tort & Environmental Litigation Practice. He specializes in the defense of designers, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of automotive, industrial, and mechanical machinery; medical devices; pharmaceuticals; and chemicals. Mr. Meyer is well versed in engineering, physics and chemistry matters.
Mr. Meyer has extensive experience handling environmental cases, catastrophic injury cases, as well as intellectual property and business litigation. Mr. Meyer is the local trial counsel for several national and international companies.
Mr. Meyer has nearly 30 years of experience as the lead trial attorney for all phases of pre-trial and trial practices, including trials for automotive, chemical, insurance, and business clients. He was lead counsel for an international client in a complex ground contamination case obtaining a defense verdict against claims in excess of $400 million and obtained a judgment for almost $27 million in legal fees from the opposing company.
Mr. Meyer also has substantial appellate experience both writing and arguing matters in the courts of appeal.
Primary Area(s) of Practice
- Products Liability
- Toxic Tort & Environmental Litigation
- Consumer Warranty
- Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (“PFAS”)
- Japan Practice Group
U.S. District Court–Central District of the State of California, 1989
U.S. District Court–Southern District of the State of California, 2004
U.S. District Court–Eastern District of the State of California, 2016
Santa Clara University School of Law
Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1989
University of California at Los Angeles
Bachelor of Sciences in Economics/Systems Science (Engineering), and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, 1984