Robert D. Meyers

Robert D. Meyers


Glankler Brown, PLLC

Recognized since 2007

Memphis, Tennessee

Practice Areas

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Litigation - Municipal

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Litigation - Municipal Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Litigation - Municipal
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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.

Location

  • 6000 Poplar Avenue, Suite 400
    Memphis, TN 38119

Education

  • The University of Tennessee, graduated 1986

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia, The District of Columbia Bar
  • Arkansas, Arkansas Bar Association
  • Tennessee, Tennessee Bar Association

Affiliations

  • Defense Research Institute - Chair Governmental Tort Liability Committee, 2008-

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Litigation - Municipal Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Litigation - Municipal

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Municipal, Memphis (2018)
  • Litigation - Municipal, Memphis (2014)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Municipal

Special Focus

  • COVID-19

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
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