Mr. Myers is Of Counsel to the Schoenthaler Law Group. Mr. Myers has been in private practice representing shareholders and other litigants since 1994. Previously, he chaired the shareholder derivative litigation practice of a boutique litigation firm in the New Orleans metropolitan area, recovering over $100 million on behalf of injured shareholders and other plaintiffs together with co-counsel firms. He is an alumnus of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and other prominent defense law firms.
A native of Springfield, Illinois, Mr. Myers attended Yale University, majoring in History. He continued his studies at the New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business, where he pursued studies in the M.B.A. program earning a 4.0 grade-point average. He received his Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, from New York Law School in 1994, where he was the John Ben Snow Scholar (1991-1994), the Executive Articles Editor of the New York Law School Law Review (1993-1994), served as a Teaching Fellow in the first-year Lawyering program, and coached the School’s Moot Court team in the Kaufman Securities Law Competition. In 1992, he served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Prudence Carter Beatty of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Mr. Myers focuses his practice primarily in securities litigation (including class actions and derivative actions and shareholder disputes) as well as in business litigation involving banks, insurance companies, and other financial institutions. He also represents claimants in personal injury and consumer-law claims.
Mr. Myers has been an active member of the Federal Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, and the Institute for Law and Economic Policy. He is a 2000 graduate of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Trial Skills Program.
Mr. Myers is married with three children and lives in Decatur, Georgia. He is a past member of the Parish Council of St. John the Wonderworker Eastern Orthodox Church and an active volunteer at the Waldorf School of Atlanta.