Jon Meyer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Manchester, NH

Backus Meyer & Branch, LLP
 | 116 Lowell, Box 516
Manchester, NH 03105
Phone: 603-668-7272
Fax: 603-668-0730
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1977
Education: Harvard Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Appellate (10%)
Attorney Profile

As a partner at Backus Meyer & Branch, LLP, Jon Meyer is dedicated to representing clients in Manchester and across the state of New Hampshire. He focuses his practice on employment litigation in plaintiff and appellate cases as well as personal injury law, business litigation, civil rights and school law.

Mr. Meyer graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan University before going on to earn a Master of Arts in history from the University of Connecticut. He then received a Juris Doctor and graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1975.

With nearly 40 years of representing employees, companies and individuals, Mr. Meyer brings an extensive knowledge of the law to his practice. He works closely with clients to ensure he understands their goals for their case. Mr. Meyer gained valuable experience early in his career as a clerk for a judge and working on civil rights cases for the American Civil Liberties Union in New Hampshire. For his successes, Mr. Meyer has been named in The Best Lawyers in America.*

Sharing his knowledge with others, Mr. Meyer served as an instructor for the University of Miami School of Law and as a lecturer for Notre Dame College. Active in the legal community, he holds memberships with the New Hampshire Bar Association's Labor and Employment Law, Business Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution sections; the American Bar Association; The Manchester Bar Association; the National Employment Lawyers Association; The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law; and the National School Boards Association's Council of School Attorneys.

Mr. Meyer is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit.

* The Best Lawyers in America® 2013. Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (70%)

Appellate (10%)


Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2018

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About Jon Meyer

Admitted: 1977, New Hampshire

Professional Webpage:


  • "Best Lawyers in America", Employment and First Amendment Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Civil Liberties Union(ACLU), NH Affiliate, 1981
  • New Hampshire Supreme Courts
  • United States Supreme Court
  • New Hampshire Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Chair

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Univ. of Miami Law School, Teacher

Industry Groups

  • ACLU
  • NELA
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Office Location for Jon Meyer

116 Lowell
Box 516
Manchester, NH 03105

Phone: 603-668-7272

Fax: 603-668-0730

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Last Updated: 5/24/2018

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