Robert D. Meyers - Glankler Brown, PLLC

Robert D. Meyers

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 901-576-1715

Robert D. Meyers is certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Mr. Meyers has a breadth of employment litigation experience. He has defended companies and individuals before courts in Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama, Texas, Georgia, Louisiana, Indiana and Virginia. He has been instrumental in assisting clients in dealing with employee medical issues including ADA, FMLA and workers' compensation concerns. Mr. Meyers also has extensive experience representing public employers in claims brought under the Title VII, § 1981 and § 1983.

Mr. Meyers is Chairman of the Shelby County Election Commission and a Peer Reviewer for “America Votes! A Guide to Modern Election Law and Voting Rights,” Second Edition 2012 ABA Section of State and Local Government Law.

While in law school, Mr. Meyers was a member of the Tennessee Law Review and president of the Student Bar Association.

Mr. Meyers is also a Certified Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Mediator.

The University of TennesseeJ.D. 1986
Defense Research Institute

Case History

Representive matters — Successfully negotiated post-trial resolution of wage and hour overtime claim that arose in an undercover police setting
  • Won summary judgment for a public employer in a 118 Plaintiff wage and hour case which was affirmed by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Won summary judgment for a public employer in a § 1983 excessive force case
  • Won summary judgment for a private employer in an age discrimination in employment case
  • Office Location

    6000 Poplar Avenue, Suite 400
    Memphis, TN 38119
    United States

    Lawyer of the Year Awards

    2014 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Municipal of the Memphis Metro Area
    Robert D. Meyers has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

    Practice Areas

    Litigation - Labor and Employment
    Litigation - Municipal

    Other Information

    Gender: Male