Meyer, a founding partner at Stone, Meyer, Genow, Smelkinson & Binder, leaves that firm after 18 years to join Downs, most recently partnered at Fuller Downs. The duo will be joined by longtime Meyer clients Taraji P. Henson, Halle Berry, Michael Chiklis, Taylor Sheridan, Neal Purvis & Robert Wade, Rachelle Lefevre, Elijah Wood, Rosie Perez, KaDee Strickland, Nia Long and others.
Meyer said, “I am grateful to everyone at SMGSB for their hard work, class and professionalism over nearly two decades. We created a first-class law firm and now I look forward to building a firm with Emily that provides personal service at the highest level to our clients.” Downs added: “I see this relationship with Neil as a natural and smart fit. We both share the same vision for our clients in this ever-changing market.”
The firm will be based in Beverly Hills and will represent actors, writers, directors and producers.