Overview

Michelle Meyers is a member of our Fire Litigation, Public Entity Law, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death, and Insurance Recovery and Bad Faith practice groups. A seasoned trial attorney, she has spent her career litigating complex civil matters involving personal injury, mass torts, civil rights, and insurance coverage in federal and state courts.

Before joining Singleton Schreiber, Ms. Meyers served as a deputy attorney for the State of California Department of Transportation, as a supervising trial attorney for the City of Oakland, and as an associate and partner at Burnham Brown in Oakland, California. She was the lead defense strategist for the City of Oakland in civil and criminal cases arising from the “Ghost Ship” fire, the deadliest fire in the history of
Oakland.

Ms. Meyers earned a B.A. in Political Science from California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, in 2000, where she was a member of the Pi Sigma Alpha National Honors Society. She earned her law degree from Santa Clara University School of Law in 2004 and is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in California and Nevada and in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Outside the office, Ms. Meyers enjoys spending time on the sports field with her husband, three children, and two crazy border collies.

Honors & Awards

“Lawyers on the Fast Track: Top Forty Lawyers Under Forty in California,” The Recorder

Case Results

Lead defense strategist for the City of Oakland in civil and criminal cases arising from the “Ghost Ship” fire, the deadliest fire in the history of Oakland, which resulted in the tragic loss of 36 lives. Ms. Meyers served as the City of Oakland’s lead in-house attorney in the civil lawsuit, which was eventually settled for $33 million. She also assisted the City of Oakland’s Risk Management and Fire Departments’ efforts to recover the millions of dollars it expended fighting and recovering from the fire.

Professional Affiliations

Membership

Consumer Attorneys of San Diego

News & Publications

Education

California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, B.A. in Political Science, 2000

Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D., 2004

Admissions

  • State of California
  • State of Nevada
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Central Districts of California
  • United States Supreme Court

Languages

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