Meyer joins Plunkett Cooney’s governmental law group

Plunkett Cooney

By: Plunkett Cooney 


DATE:  April 5, 2019
CONTACT:  John E. Cornwell (248) 901-4008



Meyer joins Plunkett Cooney’s governmental law group


BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – April 5, 2019 – Attorney Brett T. Meyer recently joined Plunkett Cooney, one of the oldest and largest law firms in the Midwest, as a member of the Governmental Law Practice Group.

A member of Plunkett Cooney’s Grand Rapids office, Meyer focuses his practice on the defense of litigation in the areas of municipal law and premises liability, as well as on the defense of personal injury actions.

Meyer represents insurance carriers, public entities and municipalities, either through direct representation or insurance providers, in disputes involving alleged constitutional and civil rights violations, state and federal immunity issues, police liability, employment law and contract issues. He also conducts workplace investigations and provides workplace training and counseling for public and private employees regarding federal and state labor and employment laws.

Meyer graduated, magna cum laude, from the Michigan State University College of Law in 2011. While there, he received numerous academic awards, including the State Bar of Michigan Tax Student Achievement Award. He received his undergraduate degree, with honors, from Michigan State University in 2008.

Plunkett Cooney’s Governmental Law Practice Group includes the talents of approximately 20 attorneys across the states of Michigan and Ohio. The group members provide an array of litigation and direct representation services, including particular expertise in the areas of First Amendment violations, discrimination in employment, civil rights, premises liability, police misconduct, excessive force, zoning and land use, election law and many others.

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney is a leading provider of transactional and litigation services to clients in the private and public sectors. The firm employs approximately 150 attorneys in eight Michigan cities, Chicago, Illinois, Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana. Plunkett Cooney has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, a leading, international directory of law firms. The firm was also recently selected by Crain’s Detroit Business as its inaugural Law Firm of the Year.

For more information about Meyer joining Plunkett Cooney’s Governmental Law Practice Group, contact the firm’s Director of Marketing & Practice Development John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008 or


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