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Ted D. Meyer

Shareholder Houston

Ted Meyer is a shareholder in the Houston office. In addition to more than 20 years representing employers in labor and employment matters, he has extensive experience managing an office of a national law firm as well as leadership in specialized practice groups.

Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, Ted was a Managing Partner of a law firm that he co-founded. For five years prior to launching his firm, he served as Partner and Practice Coordinator at a global law firm in Texas. Before that, Ted served as the Managing Partner at a neighboring law firm in Texas.

He is Board Certified in Labor Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and he has maintained this certification since 1997.  Ted has been listed by Law & Politics and Texas Monthly as a “Super Lawyer” every year since 2003. Ted also has been listed by Chambers, Best Lawyers, PLC and other first-rate service evaluators as a leading labor and employment lawyer.

Chambers reported that “Ted Meyer’s amazing client responsiveness, advice and leadership makes him a popular choice” and hailed the “absolutely consummate professionalism of Ted Meyer, who, according to clients, offers them unquestionable knowledge on local, state and federal employment issues.” Chambers also noted that the “absolutely rock solid Ted Meyer shines for his cost effective and technical approach."


Ted has extensive experience in the homebuilding, technology, financial, energy/oil and gas and mortgage and title industries. He has handled cases from California to Florida, including litigation against the EEOC and defense of large class and collective actions. He also represents large and small employers in litigation and administrative proceedings and provides pragmatic legal counseling to avoid costly trials. Ted frequently provides representation on disputes with departing executives and managers. He also counsels national employers on reductions in force, compensation plans, leadership training and overall advice on employee-relations strategies.


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