Mr. Robert D. Meyers is certified as a civil trial specialist by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization and the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He has also been selected for inclusion in the 2007 Edition of Best Lawyers in America and Mid-South Super Lawyers.
Mr. Meyers received his B.S. degree from the University of Tennessee at Martin in 1979. He received his B.S.N. degree in 1981 from the University of Tennessee at Memphis, and his J.D. degree from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 1986. He was a member of The Tennessee Law Review and president of the Student Bar Association.
Mr. Meyers has varied litigation experience. He has defended companies and individuals before courts in Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama, Texas, Georgia, Louisiana, Indiana, and Virginia. Mr. Meyers 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 Title VII, § 1981 and § 1983. Mr. Meyers is admitted to practice before the state courts in Tennessee and Arkansas, the federal district courts in Eastern, Western, and Middle Tennessee and Eastern and Western Arkansas, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the Memphis, Tennessee and American Bar Associations. He is also a member of the Defense Research Institute’s Employment Committee and Civil Rights and Governmental Tort Liability Committee.