Practicing law for over 25 years, Attorney Meneo has a diverse professional resume. His current main focus of litigation centers around sexual abuse cases against members of the clergy, boarding school staff/faculty and the responsible institutions. He is also experienced in pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, securities litigation and arbitration, tax litigation, administration and planning, estate and will litigation and administration, and commercial transactions and litigation. Since 2005, Attorney Meneo has consistently received the prestigious AV® Preeminent Rating by Martindale Hubbell, the widely recognized and premier national attorney ratings organization. The AV® Preeminent Rating is Martindale Hubbell’s “Highest Possible Rating in both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards, it is only awarded to attorneys who, in the opinions of their peers, possess high to preeminent legal ability based on one's expertise, experience, integrity and overall professional excellence. Following are highlights of Attorney Meneo’s noteworthy experience.
Attorney Meneo is a graduate of Fairfield University (BA 1975), Western New England School of Law (JD 1978, cum laude) and Boston University School of Law (LLM 1980). He is admitted to practice in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and the District of Columbia and is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, American Bar Association and the American Association of Justice (AAJ). He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Claims, the United States Tax Court and the United States District Court for Connecticut. He formerly served as an adjunct faculty member in the School of Business at Southern Connecticut State University and as a member of the Legal Committee of USA Triathlon.
Attorney Meneo has been an invited speaker at Mealey's PPA Litigation Conferences (2001, 2002 and 2005) and has presented at other conferences involving PPA litigation including the PPA-MDL Liability Conferences. Attorney Meneo has served as a Contributing Editor of The Journal of Individual Taxation and has contributed to the DePaul Commercial Law Journal.
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|Connecticut Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|New York State Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|District of Columbia Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|American Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|American Association of Justice||N/A||N/A|
|Boston University School of Law||LLM||1980|
|Western New England||JD - Juris Doctor||1978|
|Fairfield University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1975|
|Sardinha v Boehringer Ingelheim (Connecticut Complex Litigation, 2012 - 2015)||The litigation was resolved via a $650million global settlement. Attorney Meneo served as a member of the Plaintiffs’ Settlement Negotiating Team.|
|Sardinha v Boehringer Ingelheim (Connecticut Complex Litigation, 2012 - 2015)|
|Estate of Loberg v. AHP (U.S.D.C. PA 2002)||Attorney Meneo successfully prosecuted the claim under the Nationwide Diet Drug Settlement, one of the very few such claims that was paid under the Settlement.|
|Park v. Chattem, Inc. (USDC W.D. WA 2004)||The estimated value of the settlement is $56 million and includes some 175 individual claimants.|
|In re Delaco (USBC S.D. NY 2004)||The estimated value of the settlement is $122 million and includes some 300 individual claimants.|
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