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Janis M. Meyer

Janis M. Meyer

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

New York, NY, USA


Janis Meyer is a partner at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP where she focuses her practice on professional responsibility, risk management and professional liability law, with particular emphasis on attorneys and law firms. Having served as the general counsel of a global firm, Ms. Meyer is familiar with a broad spectrum of professional liability, human resource, and other risk management issues arising in law firms. During her career, Ms. Meyer has also represented and advised clients in a variety of industries, including banking, financial products and insurance.

Professional Background

Prior to joining Hinshaw & Culbertson in January 2015, Ms. Meyer was a partner and the General Counsel of Dewey & LeBoeuf and its predecessor, Dewey Ballantine. She was also a member of the two-person wind-down committee that oversaw Dewey & LeBoeuf's bankruptcy filing in 2012 and the subsequent wind-down of the firm.

Ms. Meyer is a Special Professor of Law at The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University where she teaches "The Nuts & Bolts of Lawyering" and Legal Ethics. Ms. Meyer clerked for the Honorable George C. Pratt in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Professional Affiliations

  • Law360, Legal Ethics Editorial Advisory Board, 2016, 2017
  • New York City Bar Association, Professional Ethics Committee (2014-present)
  • New York City Bar Association, Committee on Recruitment and Retention of Lawyers (1993-2011), Chair (2007-2011)

Ms. Meyer has written numerous articles and is a frequent speaker at bar association and industry conferences on issues of professional responsibility, law firm risk management, diversity, women in the law, and the role of law firm general counsel.

Janis M. Meyer is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Ethical Considerations – Knotty Issues in Employment Discrimination Cases - Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2017, Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Coloring within the Ethical Lines: A Look at Some Professional Responsibility Issues Arising in Our Digital World - "Technotainment" 2017: Distributing Content Across Multiple Platforms, Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Ethics Issues in Negotiating Sourcing Deals - Outsourcing 2017: ITO, BPO and Cloud, Monday, November 06, 2017
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Selected Materials: Settlement Conditioned on Restricting Lawyer’s Practice - Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2017, Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Selected Materials: Ethical Considerations in Joint Representation of Employer and Individual Executives and Employees - Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2017, Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Materials from Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP - Outsourcing 2017: ITO, BPO and Cloud, Monday, October 02, 2017
Coloring within the Ethical Lines: A Look at Some Professional Responsibility Issues Arising in Our Digital World - "Technotainment" 2017: Distributing Content Across Multiple Platforms, Monday, October 16, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Ethical Considerations – Knotty Issues in Employment Discrimination Cases - Ethical Considerations – Knotty Issues in Employment Discrimination Cases, Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Coloring within the Ethical Lines: A Look at Some Professional Responsibility Issues Arising in Our Digital World - Coloring within the Ethical Lines: A Look at Some Professional Responsibility Issues Arising in Our Digital World, Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Ethics Issues in Negotiating Sourcing Deals - Ethics Issues in Negotiating Sourcing Deals, Monday, November 06, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Ethical Considerations – Knotty Issues in Employment Discrimination Cases - Ethical Considerations – Knotty Issues in Employment Discrimination Cases, Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Coloring within the Ethical Lines: A Look at Some Professional Responsibility Issues Arising in Our Digital World - Coloring within the Ethical Lines: A Look at Some Professional Responsibility Issues Arising in Our Digital World, Tuesday, October 17, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Ethical Considerations – Knotty Issues in Employment Discrimination Cases - Ethical Considerations – Knotty Issues in Employment Discrimination Cases, Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Coloring within the Ethical Lines: A Look at Some Professional Responsibility Issues Arising in Our Digital World - Coloring within the Ethical Lines: A Look at Some Professional Responsibility Issues Arising in Our Digital World, Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Ethics Issues in Negotiating Sourcing Deals - Ethics Issues in Negotiating Sourcing Deals, Monday, November 06, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2017, Monday, June 26, 2017, New York, NY
"Technotainment" 2017: Distributing Content Across Multiple Platforms, Thursday, October 19, 2017, New York, NY
Outsourcing 2017: ITO, BPO and Cloud, Thursday, November 09, 2017, New York, NY
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