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Richard W. Meirowitz is a solo practitioner in New York City. He serves clients locally as well as worldwide in a wide range of commercial and class action lawsuits, currently primarily in the areas of nutraceuticals and nutritional supplements. He has provided his clients with high-quality, zealous counsel for more than 40 years and is a passionate advocate for consumer rights. He is also highly regarded in the business and nutraceutical communities as a prolific and trusted product reviewer, consumer advocate and mediator.
Education and Experience
Mr. Meirowitz is a graduate of the University of Vermont, where he earned an undergraduate degree in political science in 1964. He went on to study law at The George Washington University Law School, where he earned his juris doctorate in 1967. He is admitted to practice in the state of New York; the District of Columbia Court of Appeals; the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York; the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; and the United States Supreme Court. He has practiced before all of those Courts, and has been admitted pro hac vice in several jurisdictions.
Mr. Meirowitz is a staunch consumer advocate with more than four decades of commercial litigation experience. He has particular interest in the field of nutraceuticals and focuses much of his class action practice in this unique area.
Upon graduation from law school in 1967, Mr. Meirowitz received a ROTC commission as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army and, in 1968, was assigned to the Presidio of San Francisco where he served as an Armed Forces Courier transporting classified material throughout the world. In 1969 he was promoted to the rank of Captain and was deployed to the Republic of Vietnam where he served as a Company Commander of a Civil Affairs Company located in the Mekong Delta. He is the recipient of the Bronze Star. He completed his tour of duty in 1970, at which time he commenced private practice as an attorney, and has been serving clients in his own practice since 1970.
Achievements and Activities
In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Meirowitz is an active product reviewer who has been recognized by Amazon as a “Hall of Fame” reviewer. He now focuses his review work almost exclusively in the field of nutraceuticals and nutritional supplements. He is an avid athlete and outdoorsman who is passionate about deep powder skiing, scuba diving, deep sea fishing, four wall handball, sporting clays, and golf. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.
Mr. Meirowitz is a veteran commercial litigator with the necessary knowledge and skill to provide a candid assessment of your case and advise you of your options moving forward. He will carefully explain your rights and answer any questions as they arise. He is dedicated to making sure his clients’ rights are protected throughout every phase of their case and that they are informed of any important developments along the way. If you need advice concerning a consumer or commercial matter, he will answer your questions, explain your options, and aggressively protect your rights. Contact his West Babylon office today to schedule a consultation with experienced New York commercial litigator: Richard W. Meirowitz.