Meyer, Abby

Sheppard Mullin | Partner

Abby Meyer is a partner in the Business Trial Practice Group at Sheppard Mullin and the co-lead for the firm's Food and Beverage team. A seasoned litigator, she specializes in defending against consumer class actions targeting the food industry and in litigating complex civil business disputes. Ms. Meyer specializes in defending companies against consumer class actions targeting product information found on the labels of packaged goods or associated advertising materials. For instance, she has defended claims such as "natural," "vanilla," "Made in USA," "flushable," and sustainability claims. She has also defended against alleged slack fill, underfill, Proposition 65, and health halo class actions.

Additionally, Ms. Meyer has long represented companies facing business disputes, such as in the vendor/supplier, licensor/licensee, and reseller contexts. She also represents companies in real estate related litigation and breach of contract actions. In the complex civil litigation arena, Ms. Meyer both brings and defends actions on behalf of her clients.  Ms. Meyer has defended against multi-party, multi-year litigation. She recognizes that continuing this kind of litigation is not always a smart business decision and looks to partner with her clients to understand their business, their goals, and to align litigation strategy accordingly. Her goal is to give legal advice that also helps her clients achieve their business objectives.