The principal of the firm, J. Andrew Meyer, is honored to have been court appointed as class counsel for consumers in numerous class action cases. Among these, Mr. Meyer served as class counsel in a case challenging racial discrimination by the U.S.D.A. in the provision of farm loans, which resulted in a settlement fund of $1.2 billion, and in a case alleging a national insurance company's methods of pricing its insurance products unfairly discriminated against its minority customers. Mr. Meyer was also court appointed class counsel in a class action alleging a cellphone provider deceptively advertised its monthly cell phone plans as providing "unlimited" data, resulting in a settlement fund of $40 million which was jointly administered by the FTC. Mr. Meyer has served as class counsel in cases alleging debt collectors have violated the FDCPA, in cases alleging companies have unlawfully "robo-called" consumers in violation of the TCPA, and in cases alleging national banks have violated their obligations to their customers. Mr. Meyer has also prosecuted cases on behalf of elderly consumers who alleged insurance companies defrauded them into purchasing deferred annuities, and he is currently involving in cases alleging assisted living facilities have engaged in deceptive and unfair trade practices in marketing their services to the elderly. Since focusing his practice on consumer class actions, Mr. Meyer has been involved in over 100 class action cases filed in federal or state courts throughout the country.
J. Andrew Meyer
J. Andrew Meyer was born in Deland, Florida, in 1970. He graduated with an International Baccalaureate Degree from St. Petersburg High School in 1988, and attended the University of Florida, graduating in 1991 with a degree in Economics awarded with High Honors. Mr. Meyer also attended law school at the University of Florida, receiving his juris doctorate degree in 1995. While at the University of Florida, Mr. Meyer was inducted into Florida Blue Key and Phi Beta Kappa.
Mr. Meyer was first trained as a lawyer by Richard T. Earle, Jr., and thereafter worked at the Attorney General's Office for the State of Florida in the Bureau of Criminal Appeals before becoming a senior staff attorney for the Florida Second District Court of Appeal. Mr. Meyer also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Chris W. Altenbernd, Retired, at the Second District Court of Appeal. Following his time at the Second DCA, Mr. Meyer worked at Carlton Fields, focusing his practice on appellate matters. In 2004, Mr. Meyer became an advocate for consumers as a partner at James Hoyer, and then later moved to Morgan & Morgan's class action department in 2009.
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, LEVIN COLLEGE OF LAW
Juris Doctor, 1995
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES
B.A., Economics, with high honors, 1991
• Florida, New Jersey
• United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida, and District of Colorado
• United States Circuit Courts for the Third, Fourth, Ninth, Eleventh and D.C. Circuits