Ronald K. Meyer

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Ron Meyer was born in Decorah, Iowa in 1951. He received his A.B. degree in economics from Stanford University in 1973, with departmental honors and university distinction, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Mr. Meyer received his J.D. degree in 1976 from Stanford Law School, where he was awarded Order of the Coif. During law school, he served as research assistant to Professor Marc A. Franklin. After law school, Mr. Meyer served as law clerk to U.S. District Judge Stanley A. Weigel of the Northern District of California.

Mr. Meyer joined the Los Angeles firm of Munger, Tolles & Olson in October 1977 and has been a partner since 1982. He provides advice and litigation with respect to significant business disputes, with particular emphasis on complex financial and contractual transactions, real property, claims of fraud and unfair business practices and purchase price adjustment disputes. Since 1980, Mr. Meyer has been counsel in numerous lawsuits in state and federal courts, including:
 

  • Representation of corporation as plaintiff seeking damages in lawsuit arising out of sale of $3 billion electronics business.
  • Representation of corporation in lawsuit alleging theft of trade secrets.
  • Representation of investors as defendants in three concurrently filed lawsuits in which plaintiffs claimed wrongful dilution of their equity interests in corporation subsequently sold for hundreds of millions of dollars.
  • Representation of corporation in class action lawsuits claiming violation of the California UCL, FAL and CLRA based on false advertising and claims of unfair business practices.
  • Structuring and obtaining approval of a nationwide class action settlement of a lawsuit against national law firm arising from the firm’s rendering of tax opinions.
  • Representation of financial institution in three concurrently filed lawsuits arising from losses in excess of $100 million in connection with financing of fraudulent automobile loan installment contracts.
  • Representation of financial institution in lawsuit seeking recovery for losses after collapse of $95 million mortgage-backed certificate program.
  • Representation of parties in purchase price adjustment arbitrations arising out of the purchase of billion-dollar businesses.
  • Representation of banks in lawsuits arising out of alleged violation of duties as corporate indenture trustee.

Ron Meyer was born in Decorah, Iowa in 1951. He received his A.B. degree in economics from Stanford University in 1973, with departmental honors and university distinction, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Mr. Meyer received his J.D. degree in 1976 from Stanford Law School, where he was awarded Order of the Coif. During law school, he served as research assistant to Professor Marc A. Franklin. After law school, Mr. Meyer served as law clerk to U.S. District Judge Stanley A. Weigel of the Northern District of California.

Mr. Meyer joined the Los Angeles firm of Munger, Tolles & Olson in October 1977 and has been a partner since 1982. He provides advice and litigation with respect to significant business disputes, with particular emphasis on complex financial and contractual transactions, real property, claims of fraud and unfair business practices and purchase price adjustment disputes. Since 1980, Mr. Meyer has been counsel in numerous lawsuits in state and federal courts, including:
 

  • Representation of corporation as plaintiff seeking damages in lawsuit arising out of sale of $3 billion electronics business.
  • Representation of corporation in lawsuit alleging theft of trade secrets.
  • Representation of investors as defendants in three concurrently filed lawsuits in which plaintiffs claimed wrongful dilution of their equity interests in corporation subsequently sold for hundreds of millions of dollars.
  • Representation of corporation in class action lawsuits claiming violation of the California UCL, FAL and CLRA based on false advertising and claims of unfair business practices.
  • Structuring and obtaining approval of a nationwide class action settlement of a lawsuit against national law firm arising from the firm’s rendering of tax opinions.
  • Representation of financial institution in three concurrently filed lawsuits arising from losses in excess of $100 million in connection with financing of fraudulent automobile loan installment contracts.
  • Representation of financial institution in lawsuit seeking recovery for losses after collapse of $95 million mortgage-backed certificate program.
  • Representation of parties in purchase price adjustment arbitrations arising out of the purchase of billion-dollar businesses.
  • Representation of banks in lawsuits arising out of alleged violation of duties as corporate indenture trustee.