Andrew C. Meyer, Jr.
Recognized by Boston Magazine as one of Boston’s top lawyers, Andrew C. Meyer, Jr. has consistently achieved record-setting verdicts and settlements, including one of the largest personal injury awards in Massachusetts’ history — $30 million including interest in a birth injury lawsuit. His extraordinary professional accomplishments and compelling influence on the field of medical malpractice won him the distinction of being named one of the most influential lawyers in the state by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. Martindale-Hubbell’s well-respected national directory of lawyers has consistently awarded Meyer its highest rating for legal ability and its highest rating for ethical standards.
For 21 consecutive years, he has been selected for inclusion in the widely recognized Best Lawyers in America—the universally accepted guide to legal excellence. He has the additional distinction of being listed in Super Lawyers each year since 2004. Selected Boston’s Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year in 2011 by Best Lawyers®, his cases are often cited for their novel and precedent-setting issues.
Meyer is regularly called on to speak both to lawyers and medical professionals about the advances of medical malpractice and personal injury law. For more than two decades, Meyer has chaired and lectured at continuing legal education seminars for the American Association of Justice, the Massachusetts Bar Association, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, and the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys. He has been a lecturer at Boston University Law School, Harvard School of Public Health, and Suffolk University Law School.
In addition, Meyer has been the subject of feature articles in publications ranging from Lawyers Weekly and Medical Malpractice Law & Strategy to the Boston Bar Journal and ATLA Law Reports. Meyer’s successes in winning compensation for victims of medical malpractice and personal injury have been highlighted in articles in The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times and The Wall Street Journal.
Meyer is a community leader as well. He has served on the National Advisory Board of the National Center for Patients’ Rights and on the Action Subcommittee on Patients' Rights of the Massachusetts Bar Association, which protects the rights of victims of personal injury and medical malpractice.
In 2010 Meyer was elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Suffolk University, where he had served as a long-time Trustee. Meyer’s contribution to the legal community has further been recognized by Suffolk University when they awarded him an honorary Doctor of Laws Degree.
Meyer has been a member of the Board of Governors for the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys for 20 consecutive years. He is admitted to practice before the United States District Court, the United States First Circuit Court of Appeals, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, the Massachusetts Court of Appeals and all Massachusetts state courts.
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