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Jayma M. Meyer
 

Jayma M. Meyer

Counsel
 
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017 
 
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Fax: +1-212-455-2502

Jayma M. Meyer is Counsel, representing pro bono clients in Title IX and gender/racial equity matters in sports.  Jayma is also a Visiting Clinical Professor at Indiana University where she teaches Sports Law. Her areas of concentration in the past were substantive antitrust counseling, federal and state antitrust litigation and government investigations.

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Accolades
  • 2012 - 2015 New York Super Lawyer in "Antitrust" and "Top Women Lawyers"
  • 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award, School of Public and Environmental Affairs (“SPEA”), Indiana University
Education
  • Georgetown University Law Center, 1978 J.D.
  • Indiana University, 1975 B.S.
    High Distinction
Associations
  • Board of Trustees, National Women’s Law Center
  • Board of Directors, Women's Sports Foundation
  • Board of Directors, Reproductive Health Access Project
  • Dean’s Council, SPEA, Indiana University
  • Advisory Board, Urban Assembly School for Criminal Justice
  • Advisory Board, Law and Public Policy, SPEA, Indiana University
  • Sports Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association, Antitrust and Entertainment and Sports Law Sections
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Sports Law Committee
  • California Bar Association, Antitrust Section
  • Editorial Advisory Board, Competition Law 360, Portfolio Media, Inc. 2010–2011
  • Executive Committee, Antitrust Section, New York State Bar Association
  • Women’s Committee Advisory Council, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
  • Volunteer, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Women's Competition Network
Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd, 5th and 9th Circuits 
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia 
  • U.S. District Court Arizona 
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Illinois 
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York 
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas 
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Pennsylvania 
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York 
  • District of Columbia 1978
  • New York 1982
  • California 1997
  • U.S. Supreme Court 2007

Jayma M. Meyer, Counsel, represents pro bono clients in Title IX cases and matters involving gender equity in sports. She also is a Visiting Clinical Professor at Indiana University teaching Sports Law and lecturing on issues impacting intercollegiate sports.  She is a regular lecturer and panelist at universities, conferences, and symposiums on sports law issues.

Jayma has been pro-bono counsel on Title IX matters involving athletics throughout the country. The Firm has co-counseled on these matters with the California Legal-Aid-At-Work Society, the California Women’s Law Center, the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii and the National Women’s Law Center.  She has brought lawsuits in federal court and formal complaints to the Office for Civil Rights (Department of Education) and entered into many resolution agreements with schools that require compliance with Title IX.  On a pro bono basis, she also has assisted New Visions for Public Schools and the Urban Assembly Girls School for Criminal Justice on state educational matters, the Center for Reproductive Rights and the National Women’s Law Center on federal and state constitutional issues, and The Drake Group on matters involving academic integrity in collegiate sports.

Prior to focusing on gender equity in sports pro bono, her areas of concentration at the Firm were substantive antitrust counseling, federal and state antitrust litigation and government investigations. Jayma litigated antitrust cases throughout the U.S. and counseled clients under the Sherman, Clayton, Robinson-Patman, Federal Trade Commission and Hart-Scott-Rodino Acts, including matters alleging price fixing, monopolization and other restraints of trade.

Jayma is a Board Member of the Sports Lawyers Association and chair of its Time for IX program.  She also is an Emerita board member of the Women’s Sports Foundation and the National Women’s Law Center. She is Chair of the Dean’s Counsel for the O’Neill School of Environmental and Public Policy at Indiana University. And, she also serves on various advisory boards and councils in the sports arena, including the Concussion Legacy Foundation.

Jayma’s scholarship in the sports arena includes: “A Win Win: College Athletes Get Paid for Their Names, Images and Likenesses and Colleges Maintain the Primacy of Academics”, 11 Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law 247 (2020); “It’s on the NCAA: A Playbook for Eliminating Sexual Assault”, 67 Syracuse Law Review 358 (2017), and “The Case for a Limited and Conditional Antitrust Exemption for the NCAA”, 62 Antitrust Bulletin 31 (2017). Her scholarship in the antitrust arena includes "Relaxation of the Per Se Mantra in the Vertical Price Fixing Arena," 68 Southern Ca. Law Review 73 (1994).

Jayma has been admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia, New York and California.

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