Steve Meyers, Esq.Legal Counsel
areas of expertise
- Securities & Licensing Expert
- Over 25 years of busness law
- Former Securities & Exchange Commission Enforcement Attorney
- Counsel to publicly traded and pre-IPO companies in Silicon Valley
- Offering strategist
- JD – Corporate and Securities Law – Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley
- BA Economics – Brandeis University
- Undergraduate Independent Study – University College London, U. of London
Steve Meyers specializes in the areas of securities laws compliance and technology licensing. He has over 25 years of business law experience with emerging and high growth companies. He began his legal career as an Enforcement Attorney with the Securities & Exchange Commission in San Francisco. He went on to become in-house counsel with several publicly traded and pre-IPO companies in San Francisco and the Silicon Valley in both a legal and business development capacity, including National Semiconductor. Thereafter he relocated to San Diego, and became Special Counsel to MP3.com, Inc.
He relocated to Palm Springs in 2006, where he assists companies to raise money in compliance with federal and state securities laws. He specializes in the preparation of private placement memoranda (PPMs) and advises companies on valuation methodologies and offering strategies.
Steve’s private practice experience includes running his own solo practice, as well as previous positions with a Bay Area-based national law firm and with boutique securities law firms in San Francisco and La Jolla.
Steve received his law degree from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley. His undergraduate education was at University College, London, England, and Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, from which he graduated with a degree in economics with honors. Steve has been an Instructor in Legal Writing and Research at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, as well as a judge for the Annual International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition, which is currently hosted by California State University, Long Beach.
When not fretting over his 19 year old daughter’s life as a USC junior, or getting beaten by her 10 year old brother at tennis and numerous other sports, Steve dreams of returning to San Diego and learning how to surf.
Steve Meyers is Of Counsel with the Optima Law Group, a boutique corporate, securities, and intellectual property law firm headquartered in San Diego, CA. He is a business-savvy lawyer with in-depth knowledge of law, business, technology, and the needs of early-stage companies. He began his legal career as an Enforcement Attorney with the Securities & Exchange Commission in San Francisco.