Wendy Meyer joined Lane & Waterman in 2003 and focuses primarily in the areas of administrative, employment, and school law. Wendy also has a broad-based appellate practice.
Wendy provides representation and counsel for public and private school districts, area education agencies, and community and private colleges. She provides guidance on student and personnel issues including student discipline, employee misconduct, and constitutional issues; performs contract and policy review; advises boards on governance issues including open meeting and open records compliance; and represents school districts in proceedings involving special education, civil rights complaints, terminations, and other litigation matters.
Wendy also regularly counsels employers on legal issues stemming from the employment relationship, including background checks, drug testing, wage and hour laws, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, contract disputes, claims of harassment and discrimination, employee leave and accommodation issues, and employment policies and handbooks. She represents clients before administrative agencies and in state and federal court.
Over the years, Wendy has provided numerous trainings and presented on a variety of topics, including harassment, discrimination, FMLA compliance, ADA compliance, effective documentation, and legal updates.
Wendy received her J.D. with distinction from the University of Iowa, where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the “Journal of Corporation Law.” Wendy resides with her family in Davenport, Iowa.
University of Iowa (B.A., 1995)
University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., with distinction, 2003)
Editor in Chief, Journal of Corporation Law, 2002-2003
Iowa – 2003
Illinois – 2004
U.S. District Court – Southern District of Iowa – 2010
U.S. District Court – Northern District of Iowa – 2010
Member, Great River Human Resource Association
Member, The Dillon American Inn of Court, Chapter of the American Inns of Court Foundation
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Illinois State Bar Association
Member, Iowa State Bar Association
Member, Rock Island County Bar Association
Member, Scott County Bar Association
• Listed in The Best Lawyers in America (Education Law)
Board Member, Quad Cities Affiliate of the Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. (2007-2013)
“Insurance Coverage for Potential Liability Arising from Internet Privacy Issues,” 28 J. Corp. Law 335 (2003)
Thirteen Lane & Waterman attorneys have been recognized by their peers for professional excellence in the 29th edition of the Best Lawyers in America.
Lane & Waterman is pleased to announce that several members of its firm have been named to the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The law contains various provisions that impact employers. One of those provisions is a program requiring employers to fully subsidize COBRA coverage for eligible individuals from April 1, 2021 to September 30, 2021.