The American Lawyer Magazine's Litigation Department of the Year – Labor and Employment Law Finalist 2004, Winner 2006, Finalist 2008, Finalist 2010, and Finalist 2012
Listed in the highest tier for National Labor and Employment Practice in Chambers USA 2012
Ranked in the top tier by The Legal 500 for Labor and Employment Litigation, ERISA Litigation, Labor-Management Relations, and Workplace and Employment Counseling (2012)
Ranked, National Tier 1: Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, and Litigation – Labor & Employment by U.S. News and Best Lawyers (2011-2012)
Ranked #1 for "Most Prestigious" Labor and Employment Practice, Vault 2012 Associate Survey
honors + affiliations
American Jurisprudence Award, Criminal Procedure
American Jurisprudence Award, Family Law
Prosser Award, Evidence Advocacy
Member, San Francisco Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
Member, American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
- San Francisco
One Market, Spear Street Tower
San Francisco, CA 94105-1596
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.
- University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, 1993, J.D.
- Pennsylvania State University, 1990, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa