Firm: Jackson Lewis P.C.
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University: Columbia University, B.A., 1999, Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2002
Admitted: 2002, Maryland; 2004, District of Columbia; 2009, U.S. Court of Appeals, DC Circuit; 2014, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals; 2011, 5th Circuit Court of Appeals; 2013, 6th Circuit Court of Appeals; 2010, Maryland - D. Md.
Biography: Avi Meyerstein is a Shareholder in the Washington, D.C. Region office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice is focused on workplace safety and health matters.Mr. Meyerstein counsels and represents clients on MSHA, OSHA, CSB and other safety agency compliance, investigations, and enforcement actions. He has participated in the successful defense and settlement of dozens of penalty cases and assisted clients in maintaining cooperative relationships with the agencies even while presenting a vigorous defense. He also represents national trade associations in rulemakings. When workplace accidents or injuries occur, he and his colleagues provide rapid response legal counsel, coordinating client investigations, interacting with government agencies, and preparing for potential litigation.Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Meyerstein has also represented companies in major antitrust actions in federal district and appellate courts, helping his industrial clients recover overpayments caused by monopolies or price-fixing conspiracies.Pro Bono and Community Involvement•Alliance for Middle East Peace (ALLMEP), coalition of over 85 non-governmental organizations that build people-to-people cooperation and coexistence in the Middle East, Founder Blog Posts California Workplace Law Sales May Sizzle, But Keep Employees Cool September 18, 2015When the outdoor temperature tops 80 degrees Fahrenheit, the cool, air-conditioned comfort of a retail store may be a refuge for salespeople, but it is easy to forget that many other retail employees (including truck drivers, loaders, mechanics, janitors, maintenance personnel, cart attendants, and warehouse crews) may be feeling the heat By Alka Ramchandani, Avi Meyerstein and Bradford T. Hammock California Workplace Law Retailer's Guide to Defending Against Workplace Violence September 18, 2015Violence is a leading cause of workplace deaths in the last 15 years and causes 48 percent of worker deaths in the retail industry, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. By Alka Ramchandani and Avi Meyerstein In the NewsSeptember 18, 2015Coal AgeAvi Meyerstein Authors Is Handling Paperwork the Weakest Link in a MSHA Defense Strategy?” September 18, 2015Avi Meyerstein wrote Is Handling Paperwork the Weakest Link in a MSHA Defense Strategy?, published in Coal Age.Subscription may be required to view article March 4, 2015Coal AgeHenry Chajet, Brian Hendrix, Avi Meyerstein and Ross Watzman Author Invalid Dust Citations? March 4, 2015Henry Chajet, Brian Hendrix, Avi Meyerstein and Ross Watzman author Invalid Dust Citations?, published in Coal Age.Subscription may be required to view article July 12, 2013Jackson LewisJackson Lewis Hires Seven High-Profile Attorneys to Workplace Safety and Health Group July 12, 2013WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 12, 2013) - Jackson Lewis LLP, one of the country's largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the addition of seven prominent workplace safety and health attorneys to the firm's Washington, D.C. Region and Denver offices. Partners Henry Chajet, R. Brian Hendrix, Robert Horn... PublicationsDecember 11, 2015 OSHA Gets Authorization to Boost Penalty Amounts December 11, 2015As expected, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is pleased that agency fines will be going up as much as 82 percent next year, even though the authorization from Congress in a budget bill was unexpected.Congressional approval for the increase was contained in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, a deal this fall that... September 25, 2015 Retail Employer Workplace News - Summer 2015 September 25, 2015Schedules That Work BillA bill in the U.S. Senate would require employers to consider their employees' requests for changes to their work schedules and to provide more predictable and stable schedules for employees in certain occupations with evidence of unpredictable and unstable scheduling practices. September 17, 2015 Retailer's Guide to Defending against Workplace Violence September 17, 2015Violence is a leading cause of workplace deaths in the last 15 years and causes 48 percent of worker deaths in the retail industry, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.Protecting retail stores is particularly challenging because they are open, public, high-traffic spaces with cash on hand, sometimes late-night operations, and...