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Courtney M. Werning, Esq.

As an attorney with Meyer Wilson, Courtney M. Werning devotes her practice to the representation of investors who have claims against their investment advisors and brokerage firms. Her practice includes litigation in state courts and various alternative dispute resolution venues, and she has tried arbitrations to verdict before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the National Futures Association. Courtney’s recent civil cases and arbitrations have involved allegations related to unsuitable investment strategies, fraud and misrepresentation, Ponzi schemes, legal malpractice, elder financial abuse, and securities act claims. She has published several articles addressing investors’ issues for the Ohio Association of Justice and the Ohio Division of Securities, and she frequently contributes to the Meyer Wilson Fraud and Investigation Blog.

Courtney joined Meyer Wilson as a law clerk in 2010. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Capital University Law School in 2012. While at Capital Law, she participated in Moot Court and coordinated the law school’s pro bono legal volunteering program. She is a member of the Order of the Curia, as well as the Order of the Barristers for excellence in scholastic brief writing and oral advocacy.

Courtney is admitted to practice law in the state of Ohio. She is currently a member of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA), an organization of attorneys dedicated to the advancement of investors’ rights in the securities industry. She is also qualified as a FINRA Arbitrator. She is also a member of the Central Ohio Association for Justice (COAJ), the Ohio Association for Justice (OAJ), and the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA).

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  • Attorney David Meyer is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization recognizing attorneys who have secured million dollar cases.

  • Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ has recognized attorney David Meyer as an AV Preeminent® attorney in High Ethical Standing.

  • Attorneys David Meyer and Matthew Wilson have received a 10 out of 10 “Superb” rating on Avvo, calculated based on stringent and exhaustive criteria.

  • Attorney David Meyer was selected as the 2015 Lawyer of the Year for Professional Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs for Columbus, OH by Best Lawyers®.

  • Meyer Wilson was ranked as a Tier 1 Best Law Firm for both Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs and Professional Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs by U.S. News.

  • Attorney David Meyerhas been selected to the list of the Best Lawyers in America® for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs and Professional Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs every year since 2011.

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$30,000,000 Recovered for 100-Year Old Widow

David Meyer, founding partner at Meyer Wilson, represented a 100-year-old widow in an investment fraud case against multiple large financial institutions. The case resulted in $30,000,000 recovered in ...

$10,000,000 Recovered in Retirement Losses

Meyer Wilson represented more than 75 Midwest retirees against their brokerage firm who lost a substantial portion of the retirees' life savings. The clients collectively received more than ...

$6,500,000 Recovered for a Large Group of Individual Investors

Recovery against a major national brokerage firm for a group of over 100 individual investors throughout the country in FINRA arbitrations alleging losses stemming from mortgage backed securities.

$3,800,000 Recovered for Elderly Victim in Ponzi Scheme Case

Meyer Wilson recovered more than $3,800,000 for an elderly victim of a Ponzi scheme in case involving claims that the financial institution ignored many red flags.

$3,200,000 Recovered for Elderly Ponzi Scheme Victim

Meyer Wilson recovered more than $3.2 million for an elderly victim of a Ponzi scheme in a case involving claims that the financial institution ignored many red flags.

$3,200,000 Recovered for More Than 50 Families of Ponzi Scheme in California

Victims of a large-scale Ponzi Scheme in Northern California recovered $3,200,000 of their investment losses through a settlement of several FINRA arbitration cases pursued by Meyer Wilson. The case ...

$3,100,000 Recovered for 35 Families in Northeast Ohio

Meyer Wilson represented this group of individuals from Northeast Ohio against a national brokerage involving losses suffered in "promissory notes" sold by a broker registered with the brokerage firm.

$3,000,000 Losses Recovered for 20 Retirees

Meyer Wilson represented 20 Midwest families who lost more than 90% of their investments and recovered $3,000,000 from the brokerage firm responsible.

$2,500,000 Recovered for Retired Physician Against Major Wall Street Firm Prior ...

Meyer Wilson was successful in negotiating a investment fraud recovery of $2,500,000 for a retired physician after his financial advisor falsified documents and traded in the investment accounts ...

$1,800,000 Recovered for Nine Families in Florida

Nine families in Florida hired Meyer & Associates to pursue losses against a large brokerage firm involving unlicensed securities sold by a registered stockbroker.

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You trusted your financial advisor with your money, but now you're left wondering what went wrong. If you or a loved one suffered losses because of investment misconduct, Meyer Wilson can step in and fight to recover your losses. The team of investment fraud lawyers at the firm has been helping people like you since 1999 by winning judgments, settlements and verdicts worth hundreds of millions of dollars against brokerage firms, financial advisors and banks.

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