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Rhonda L. Meyer

Rhonda L. Meyer

P: +1 516 684-2900
F: +1 516 684-2939
rmeyer@pegalisanderickson.com
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Pegalis & Erickson is among only 4% in the USA named to the annual U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyer's list, based on information surveys and peer review

 

Pegalis & Erickson is among only 4% in the USA named to the annual U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyer's list, based on information surveys and peer review

 

Pegalis & Erickson is among only 4% in the USA named to the annual U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyer's list, based on information surveys and peer review

Rhonda L. Meyer, Esq.is an attorney at the law firm of Pegalis & Erickson, LLC and has more than 25 years of experience representing medical malpractice plaintiffs. Ms. Meyer has extensive experience with cases involving birth injuries resulting from negligent obstetrical and perinatal care. At Pegalis & Erickson, Ms. Meyer handles the pretrial work for the Firm’s youngest clients - babies who sustained severe neurological injuries at birth requiring a lifetime of care. 

 

Most notably, her pre-trial work has helped the Firm win some of its highest verdicts to date. Ms. Meyer has prepared numerous cases which have resulted in multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements. Her diverse experience includes medical legal cases involving radiation oncology, obstetrics, birth trauma, perinatal and neonatal medicine, pediatrics, pulmonary medicine, vascular surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, orthopedic surgery, infectious disease, nephrology, neurosurgery, and cancer-related medicine. Her cases have also included those of wrongful death, emotional distress claims resulting from fetal demise, maternal deaths, and birth trauma.  In addition, Ms. Meyer has successful appellate practice experience.


In 2016, she was named an Outstanding Woman in Law by Hofstra University School of Law’s Center for Children, Families and the Law. In 2015, Ms. Meyer was named a Long Island Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business by the Long Island Business News, in recognition of her significant contributions to the region. Ms. Meyer was named to the 2017 list of New York’s Best Lawyers®, and from 2014 through 2016 she was named to the New York Metro Super Lawyers© List. In 2013, she was named “Who’s Who in Women in Professional Services” by the Long Island Business News.

 

She is admitted to practice in New York and United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. She is a member of New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Nassau County Bar Association, Nassau County Women’s Bar Association, Nassau Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association, and the Huntington Lawyers Club. Ms. Meyer obtained her law degree from Hofstra University School of Law and her undergraduate degree from State University of New York at Stony Brook. An avid soccer player, she has played with the Long Island Ladies’ Soccer League for the past 30 years.

 

EDUCATION

Hofstra University School of Law, JD
State University of New York at Stony Brook, Bachelor's Degree

 

BAR Admissions/Qualifications

New York
Southern District of New York