Tonya L. Meier
Tonya L. Meier
Shareholder
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214.692.1115 (Direct)
214.692.6610 (Fax)
meier@gsfpc.com
Guida, Slavich & Flores, P.C.
750 N. St. Paul Street, Suite 200
Dallas, Texas 75201

Tonya L. Meier, a shareholder in the firm, has practiced civil litigation since 1996. Ms. Meier's practice is focused on commercial litigation on the behalf of businesses in the areas of contract disputes, environmental issues, fraud, employment, and DTPA violations. Ms. Meier has maintained an active trial practice in both State and Federal Court.

Education

  • J.D. - The Boyd School of Law at the University of Iowa - 1996
  • B.A. - Monmouth College - 1991 (magna cum laude)
  • Pupilage in London, England with the Chambers of Mark Wyth - 1994

Bar Admissions

  • Texas

Court Admissions

  • Ms. Meier is admitted to practice in the State of Texas, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • The United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas.

Honors

  • She served as an Editor of the Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems Journal from 1994 until 1996.
  • Participated in the International Law Symposium in Bordeaux, France in 1994
  • Named one of Dallas' "Best Lawyers Under 40" in a D Magazine survey - 2006

Memberships

  • The American Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • The State Bar of Texas

Experience

  • Successfully litigated complex breach of contract, fraud, and misrepresentation claims
  • Defense of corporations in multi-party toxic tort and product liability matters
  • Defense of retailers in product liability matters
  • Defense of distributors in product liability matters
  • Federal, State and Appellate oral argument, trial and motion experience
  • Obtained summary judgment rulings for corporate and individual clients for breach of contract, fraud and misrepresentation claims
  • First and second chair trial experience in State and Federal Court
  • Representation of individual physician, medical institutions and health maintenance organizations in contract disputes, fraud, misrepresentation and DTPA claims
  • Negotiated employment agreements for employees and upper management employees
  • Prepare employee policy manuals and conduct employee training seminars on work-place harassment
  • Represented employers before the EEOC, TCHR, DOL and NLRB