Robert Meister

Of Counsel



Robert Meister has been practicing law for over 50 years. He specializes in Employment Litigation, particularly in Class Actions and Overtime and Wage Litigation. He received his LL.B. from Columbia University. He currently serves in a “Senior Counsel” capacity.

Practice Areas
Employment Litigation; Overtime and Wage Litigation; Class Actions; Family Law; Collaborative Family Law; Divorce; Civil Litigation; Complex Litigation; Federal Litigation; Trial Practice; Administrative Hearings and Appeals; Civil Appeals; Probate Litigation.

Admitted: 1963, New York; 1966, U.S. Supreme Court; numerous U.S. Courts of Appeal and District Courts in New York.

Law School: Columbia University, LL.B.

Member: The American Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Litigation; Family Law; Labor & Employment); The Association of the Bar of the City of New York ; New York State Bar Association.

Biography: Adjunct Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York City, 1999-2017. Listed in: Marquis Who's Who in America; Marquis Who's Who in American Law; Joseph P. Chamberlain Fellowship in Legislation, 1961-1962. General Attorney, Office of Economic Opportunity, 1966. Arbitrator, Civil Court, City of New York, 1971-; Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Committee on Federal Courts, 1970-1973.

Speaking Engagements:

"Constructive Discharge Claims: How Bad Does It Have to Get?" - CLE Conference, 2016.

"The Progidy of Pyett" - CLE Conference, 2015.

"Volunteers and Unpaid Interns Under the FLSA," Colorado Bar Association, National CLE Program, Vail, CO, January 2014.

"The ADAA: Has it Created or Solved Problems with Your Case?" Colorado Bar Association, National CLE Program, Snowmass, CO, January 2013.

"How can I Tell Opposing Counsel What I Want Him/Her To Know Without Telling Too Much or Telling What I'm Not Allowed To, Or Upsetting my Client?" Colorado Bar Association, Snowmass, CO, January 8, 2012.

"Presenting the Problem Plaintiff to the Jury," Colorado Bar Association, Vail, CO, January 9, 2011.