Eric Meckley

Eric Meckley is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Labor and Employment Practice. Mr. Meckley focuses his practice on employment litigation in federal and state courts, in arbitration, and before various state and federal administrative agencies. Mr. Meckley represents employers in a broad range of employment matters, including California and FLSA wage-and-hour class and collective actions; discrimination, harassment, retaliation, failure to provide reasonable accommodation and other employment-related claims; and non-competition/employee raiding/trade secret issues.

Mr. Meckley has tried cases to verdict before juries, judges, and arbitrators. He has successfully fought and defeated class certification in several wage and hour lawsuits. He has also filed and won numerous motions for summary judgment in state and federal court and in arbitration. In addition to his litigation experience, Mr. Meckley regularly advises clients on California and federal employment laws and in connection with wage-and-hour compliance and audits.

Mr. Meckley earned his J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley School of Law, Boalt Hall in 1993 where he received several American Jurisprudence awards. He earned his B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, from Pennsylvania State University in 1990.

Mr. Meckley is admitted to practice in California and before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, and Central Districts of California, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

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Areas of Practice 1) Labor & Employment, 2) FLSA/Wage & Hour , 3) Systemic Employment Litigation, 4) California Wage & Hour, 5) California Employment Counseling, 6) Noncompetition Agreements & Trade Secrets and 7) Employment Counseling & Litigation
Law School The University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
Education Pennsylvania State University (B.A., 1990)
Bar Member / Association California
Most recent firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
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