Karl Myers is a courtroom lawyer who has personally argued and briefed numerous precedent-setting cases before the appellate courts of Pennsylvania and other jurisdictions. He has maintained a particular focus on cases before the Pennsylvania Supreme and Commonwealth Courts, including state constitutional challenges, insurance insolvency and regulatory disputes, Right-to-Know Law matters, and procurement and bid-protest cases.
Karl also has significant trial court and arbitration experience, as he has handled disputes from inception through jury verdict in numerous cases pending before the state and federal courts in the five-county region. Karl’s diverse litigation practice has touched virtually every type of civil matter.
In addition to his robust litigation practice, Karl is one of few Pennsylvania lawyers who handles election and political law matters. He provides counsel concerning the requirements and procedures for the running of elections under the Pennsylvania Election Code, and advises on political matters, including election disputes, campaign contributions and lobbying disclosure.
Beyond serving as an advocate and counselor, Karl has adjudicated numerous civil cases as a court-certified arbitrator, usually serving as the arbitration panel’s chairperson. He also has received training as a mediator from the American Arbitration Association. Karl also assisted in the judicial selection process by serving three terms as a reviewer in the Investigative Division of the PBA Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention, a body that evaluates and rates trial judge candidates.
Karl is an active member of the Appellate Advocacy Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, as well as the Commonwealth Court Historical Society. He is also an active member of his county’s bar association, the Montgomery Bar Association, as well as several of its committees and sections. Karl is also a Fellow in the Montgomery Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the Montgomery Bar Association.
After law school, Karl served as a law clerk for the Hon. Russell M. Nigro of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. During law school, he was a member of the Dickinson Law Review, the Appellate Moot Court Board and the Woolsack Honor Society. At that time, he also worked for the Hon. Yvette Kane of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and the Hon. John T.J. Kelly Jr. of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania. Karl began his legal career as an intern for the District Attorney’s Office of Montgomery County.