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David P. Meyer is the founding principal of Meyer Wilson. The top-rated law firm is devoted exclusively to representing investors who have claims against their stockbrokers/investment advisors and prosecuting consumer class actions. Mr. Meyer has successfully represented approximately 1,000 individual and institutional investors across the country in claims of investment misconduct. He has also served as lead and co-lead class counsel in numerous consumer class actions. Meyer Wilson recovered more than $29,000,000 for its clients in 2014.

Mr. Meyer is listed in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America ®. He was also recognized by Best Lawyers as a "Lawyer of the Year" for 2015. He continues to receive the top rating of "AV Preeminent" by Martindale Hubbell and has been named a Super Lawyer since 2011. 

Mr. Meyer has achieved jury awards, arbitration awards and settlements with a combined value of hundreds of millions of dollars on behalf of his clients. He has the honor of winning the largest jury verdict in Ohio's history, a jury verdict in excess of $260 million on behalf of 250 investors against Prudential Securities.

Mr. Meyer is a recognized authority on securities arbitration procedure and often serves as a guest lecturer on securities fraud and stockbroker malpractice. Bar associations regularly invite him to speak to attorneys at educational seminars. He also provides education to investor groups, accountants and other financial professionals concerning investor protection.

He can be reached via email at or by calling toll-free, 1-866-827-6537.



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Practice areas


  1. Investment Fraud: 80%
    19 years, 800 cases
  2. Class Action: 20%
    19 years, 25 cases



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Contact info

Meyer Wilson Co., LPA

1320 Dublin Road
Suite 100
Columbus, OH, 43215


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Law FirmU.S. News and World Report2016
Best LawyerLawyer of the Year2015
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2014
Best Law FirmU.S. News and World Report2014
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in OhioAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2013
Top 50 Columbus Super LawyerThompson Reuters2013
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2013
Top 100 Ohio Super LawyerThompson Reuters2013
Outstanding Service AwardCapital University Law School2012
Top 50 Columbus Super LawyerThompson Reuters2012
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2012
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in OhioThe American Trial Lawyers Association2012
Top 100 Ohio Super LawyerThomson Reuters2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalMeyer Wilson LPA1999 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Public Investors Arbitration Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Central Ohio Association for JusticePresident2013 - 2014
Columbus Bar FoundationTrustee2013 - 2014
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Burns v. Prudential Securities, Inc.Jury verdict in October 2002 in the amount $261 million, the largest jury verdict in Ohio's history.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Meyer Wilson Co., LPAFive Signs of Investment Fraud…And What to Do if it's Happened to You2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Capital University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Capital UniversityTax LawMA - MastersN/A
Ohio UniversityBusiness AdministrationOther - BachelorsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Ohio State Bar Association, Webcast Presentation"Preventing Stockbroker Misconduct and Pursuing Investor Claims"2015
Ohio State Bar Association, Webcast Presentation"Civil Liability under Securities Laws"2015
Ohio Association for Justice, 2015 Annual Convestion"Ponzi Scheme Loss Recovery: Statutory Aiding and Abetting Claims"2015
Getting Personal with Securities Litigation in 2014Securities Litigation2014
Stockbroker Malpractice and Securities ArbitrationStockbroker Misconduct2013
Trial Skills Institute - Columbus Bar Association"Third Annual CBA/COAJ Trial Skills Institute" - Moderator2012
PresenterStockbroker Fraud and Securities Arbitration2012
Ohio Association for Justice, Winter Convention"Investor Claims"2012
OAJ Annual ConventionStockbroker Malpractice and Securities Arbitration2012
Annual Ohio Securities Conference"Fallout from Securities Fraud: Options for Recovery"2012
Columbus Bar Foundation - Chester InstituteInvestment Scams Targeting the Elderly2011
Annual Estate Planning, Trust and Probate InstituteStockbroker Malpractice and Securities Arbitration2010
Ohio Division of Securities' Annual Securities ConferenceMandatory Securities Arbitration of Customer Claims against Brokerage Firms2009
COAJ Annual Litigation SeminarStockbroker Malpractice2009
Ohio Class Action SummitWhat are the Pros and Cons of Class Arbitrations: Plaintiffs' Perspective2008
Annual MeetingStockbroker Malpractice2007
Stark County (Ohio) Elder Law SeminarStockbroker Malpractice2006
Ohio State Bar Association's Annual ConventionVariable Annuities: Financial Exploitation of the Elderly2005
Estate Planning SeminarInvestment Fraud2005
Annual ConventionConsumer Class Actions: In the Wake of New Federal Class Action Law2005
Ohio Certified Public AccountantsStockbroker Fraud2004
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar AssociationStockbroker Malpractice2003