January 26, 2015

2015-01-26 - Peter R. Meyers

Peter R. Meyers, an Arbitrator / Mediator in Chicago, IL and New York, NY, has been practicing Labor & Employment Law for 40 years.  He started out as an advocate in Labor & Employment Law.  He represented unions, employers, and employees.  He was elected to the Evanston, IL City Council in 1975 and as a young lawyer learned Public Sector Law from the management perspective.  Peter became a full time neutral in the 1980’s and has been arbitrating and mediating ever since.  He currently serves as permanent arbitrator for various airlines, railroads, manufacturers, municipalities, and government agencies.  He originally joined the Section 40 years ago to keep up with the law in his field as well as network with lawyers from around the country.  He has stayed for many reasons, including his colleagues from around the country and the annual CLE meetings.  He is most active in the State and Local Government Bargaining and Employment Law Committee.  Peter is a great member to get to know!

Hidden Talent: Used to be making half court shots by throwing line drives at the basket.  His high school gym had a very low ceiling.
Favorite Book: The Lion in Court
Favorite Movie: Miracle on 34th Street
Dream Vacation: New Zealand
Favorite Midnight Snack: Gelato