Jack A. Meyerson Bio
Jack Meyerson founded and has managed this firm for more than 20 successful years. The firm, under Jack Meyerson’s direction, is a boutique firm which specializes in the litigation of complex civil, criminal and commercial cases. Jack has served as lead trial counsel in more than a dozen cases involving personal injury and products as well as prescription drugs and dietary supplement claims, professional negligence (legal and medical malpractice) in which the awards obtained exceed $1 million. Jack Meyerson speaks fluent Italian and has represented Italian nationals and business firms in a variety of international litigation disputes).
Meyerson & O’Neill prides itself in providing big firm quality litigation representation without inflated, duplicative charges and costs. The lawyers at Meyerson & O’Neill have extensive trial experience in both Federal and State Courts.
Jack Meyerson personally brings more than 35 years of trial experience to this litigation practice. He began his career as a highly successful Assistant United States Attorney and a Special Trial Attorney with the United States Department of Justice - Public Integrity Section - specializing in the trial of white collar crime and corporate fraud. Over the past 25 years, Jack Meyerson has litigated a variety of major federal criminal trials, including tax frauds, mail fraud and conspiracy. He has also successfully handled a variety of complex civil and commercial cases including million dollar civil claims involving personal injury, product liability, wrongful death, prescription drugs and dietary supplements. Jack Meyerson has also litigated lawsuits on behalf of minority shareholders, partnership disputes, breach of contract claims, corporate fraud and international trade litigation.
Most recently, in 2008, Jack Meyerson served as the lead counsel in a successful trial in which the firm obtained a preliminary injunction to enforce a restrictive covenant in a real estate lease on behalf of a company that owns a chain of convenience stores and a second injunctive proceeding on behalf of a real estate development firm which was defrauded out of the opportunity to develop a major condominium project and settled a medical malpractice claim for a woman who sustained permanent digestive damages following gall bladder surgery.
Jack Meyerson graduated from Princeton University, the Woodrow Wilson School of International and Public Affairs cum laude in 1969. He obtained his law degree from Harvard Law School in 1972.
Bar Admissions and Memberships
Jack Meyerson has developed a national reputation as an effective trial attorney. He is admitted to practice in the Courts of Pennsylvania since 1972 and in New Jersey since 1990 as well as in the United States District Courts or the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the District of New Jersey and the United States Courts of Appeals for the 3rd and 9th Circuits. Additionally, Jack Meyerson has been specially admitted to try litigation cases in a number of US District and State Courts throughout the United States including the District of Columbia, California, North Carolina, Colorado, Western Washington and state courts in Delaware and West Virginia.
The firm has been admitted to membership in the International Network of Boutique Law Firms which is an association of credentialed specialized firms spanning the globe. In 2009, Jack Meyerson assumed the Presidency of the Philadelphia Chapter of the International Network of Boutique Law Firms.
Litigation of complex civil cases involving legal malpractice, personal injury, products liability, wrongful death, pharmaceuticals, medical malpractice, corporate fraud and abuse, business disputes, commercial litigation, civil rights and state and federal criminal defense particularly defense of white collar crime cases.