Lesa Meyers is a skilled litigator with more than 23 years of experience litigating product liability matters in federal and state courts, including the United States District Court for the Central and Southern Districts of California and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She has successfully represented a variety of equipment and product manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, and contractors in multiple-party complex litigation, and she manages cases from inception through trial and also counsels clients extensively on risk mitigation. Her practice at Walsworth focuses on asbestos and toxic tort litigation.
Before starting her career in law, Lesa served in the United States Air Force and California National Guard. She also worked as a systems safety engineer for a major aerospace manufacturing corporation and defense contractor, monitoring safety engineering integration and design compliance for the Air Force C-17 aircraft.
- Successfully defended a variety of manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, and contractors in complex asbestos, talc, and toxic tort litigation in state and federal courts
- Engaged in successful settlement negotiations on behalf of a variety of clients in product liability matters
- Provided clients with extensive counseling on risk mitigation and cost-saving strategies
- Conducted and managed detailed witness investigations, and interviewed and prepared key witnesses for depositions and trial, including hostile and difficult witnesses
Outside of the office, Lesa loves to travel. She has explored Russia, India, Africa, South America and most of Europe as well as has all fifty states. Lesa considers herself an avid speed blader and tries to roller blade as much as possible. Lesa’s sweet tooth led her down a business venture, and she spent a year operating her own Cold Stone Creamery franchise.