Howard S. Meyers
Professor of Law
Dean of Adjunct Faculty Engagement
Director, Center for Business and Financial Law
Director, Institute for Financial Services Law
Howard S. Meyers joined the faculty of New York Law School as a visiting clinical professor in the fall semester 2004 to teach in the Securities Arbitration Clinic. Previously, he served as litigation associate at Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP.
After law school, Professor Meyers served as a staff attorney in the Northeast Regional Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Division of Enforcement, located in New York City. During his tenure with the SEC, he was responsible for investigating and litigating complex cases involving sales practice abuses committed by stockbrokers, fraudulent financing and Ponzi schemes, accounting fraud, and the sale of unregistered securities by various public companies. Prior to graduating from law school, Professor Meyers was a senior accountant at the international accounting firm of KPMG Peat Marwick. While at KPMG, he earned his certified public accountant license and was responsible for auditing the financial statements of several Fortune 500 companies and regional broker-dealers.
Among Professor Meyers’s publications are “Recovering Unpaid Bonus Payments in Turbulent Times,” published in the New York Law Journal; “Schedule D: Looking Behind the Numbers to Provide Better Client Service,” published in The Trusted Professional; and “Finder’s Fee Agreements: Pitfalls and Considerations,” published in the New York Law Journal. He appeared as a guest commentator on CNBC and the BBC to discuss the SEC’s investigation of WorldCom and its impact on the U.S. securities market, and on FOX News to discuss the Justice Department’s indictment, trial, and conviction of Martha Stewart. He is quoted frequently in the financial press.