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Avi Meyerstein

Shareholder
Washington, D.C. Region

P   703-483-8384
F   703-483-8301
avi.meyerstein@jacksonlewis.com

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Biography

Avi Meyerstein is a Shareholder in the Washington, D.C. Region office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice is focused on workplace safety and health matters.

Mr. Meyerstein counsels and represents clients on MSHA, OSHA, CSB and other safety agency compliance, investigations, and enforcement actions. He has participated in the successful defense and settlement of dozens of penalty cases and assisted clients in maintaining cooperative relationships with the agencies even while presenting a vigorous defense. He also represents national trade associations in rulemakings. When workplace accidents or injuries occur, he and his colleagues provide rapid response legal counsel, coordinating client investigations, interacting with government agencies, and preparing for potential litigation.

In the past, Mr. Meyerstein has also represented companies in major antitrust actions in federal district and appellate courts, helping his industrial clients recover overpayments caused by monopolies or price-fixing conspiracies.

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Founder of the Alliance for Middle East Peace (ALLMEP), a coalition of over 85 non-governmental organizations that build people-to-people cooperation and coexistence in the Middle East

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March 4, 2015
Coal Age

Henry Chajet, Brian Hendrix, Avi Meyerstein and Ross Watzman Author "Invalid Dust Citations?"

March 4, 2015

Henry Chajet, Brian Hendrix, Avi Meyerstein and Ross Watzman author "Invalid Dust Citations?", published in Coal Age. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

July 12, 2013
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Hires Seven High-Profile Attorneys to Workplace Safety and Health Group

July 12, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 12, 2013) - Jackson Lewis LLP, one of the country’s largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the addition of seven prominent workplace safety and health attorneys to the firm’s Washington, D.C. Region and Denver offices. Partners Henry Chajet, R. Brian Hendrix, Robert Horn... Read More

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July 28, 2015

OSHA Enforcement Directive on HazCom Compliance a Mixed Blessing

July 28, 2015

A new directive from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on enforcing the agency’s Hazard Communication (HazCom) standard describes requirements that appear to impose new, unforeseen paperwork and compliance burdens on employers even while providing useful clarifications on some issues for employers and enforcement... Read More

July 21, 2015

Expansion of Mine Safety Workplace Exam Requirements Likely to be Announced

July 21, 2015

The Mine Safety and Health Administration appears to be readying a new policy that could significantly expand and re-interpret mine operator responsibilities in conducting workplace examinations. On July 9, 2015, MSHA briefly circulated a new program policy letter (PPL) (see pdf) on workplace examinations before removing it from... Read More

July 2, 2015

OSHA Adopts Expanded Enforcement against Hospitals, Nursing Homes, and Residential Care Facilities

July 2, 2015

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced a new and stricter enforcement policy for the healthcare industry, promising to crack down on the most common hazards in hospitals, nursing homes, and residential care facilities. The new federal enforcement policy, which OSHA expects states to adopt, as well,... Read More

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