Beverly A. Meyer

Beverly A. Meyer is an employment and labor relations lawyer who counsels employers in both the public and private sectors. She is also an education attorney who represents K-12 school districts, colleges and universities. Beverly’s practice encompasses all areas of labor and employment law, including collective bargaining, employee discipline, harassment investigations, wage and hour claims, and leave and benefits issues. Beverly regularly litigates in federal and state courts and appears before administrative agencies, civil service commissions and labor boards. She has also served as an impartial hearing officer in special education due process hearings and has issued decisions on procedural and substantive matters. She is a frequent lecturer on matters affecting her areas of practice and has developed and presented employment-related trainings and programs for clients and professional groups on local, state and national levels.


  • COVID-19 management counseling

    Helped clients understand their legal obligations under new labor and employment laws passed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Drafted work-from-home, leave, and reopening policies; advised on mass layoff obligations, terminations, furloughs, unemployment issues, and alternative work arrangements; and recommended best practices for essential workers, safe reopening, employee testing and health assessments, employee travel, and face covering requirements.

Professional & Community Activities

  • Chair, Ohio Council of School Board Attorneys, 2019; Member, Executive Committee, 2013-present
  • Member, National School Boards Association
  • Editor, Ohio Municipal Service Newsletter (Thomson Reuters), 2019-present
  • Member, National Association of College and University Attorneys
  • Volunteer, Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project
  • Former Chair, Labor and Employment Law Committee, Dayton Bar Association, 2016-2017
  • Mentor, Ohio Supreme Court Lawyer to Lawyer Mentoring Program, 2019-present

Bar Admissions & Activities

  • Admitted, State of Ohio, 1994; United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, 1995; United States Supreme Court, 2009; United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2010
  • Member, Labor and Employment Section, Ohio State Bar Association; Dayton Bar Association
  • Former contributing editor, Section of Labor and Employment Law Publications on Employee Duty of Loyalty, American Bar Association

Awards & Recognition

  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (Education Law), 2021–2022
  • Listed, Ohio Super Lawyers (Schools & Education), 2021


  • University of Dayton School of Law (J.D., 1994)
  • The Ohio State University (B.M.E., 1991)