Mikaela Meyer is an Associate at Wilkinson Stekloff. Before joining the firm, Mikaela was a law clerk to the Honorable C. Darnell Jones II on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Mikaela attended the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she was an Articles Editor for the Journal of Constitutional Law and the Production Editor for the Journal of Law and Public Affairs. Upon graduation, Mikaela received the Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award. During law school, Mikaela was a member of the National Trial Team and served as the Training Chair for her school’s mock trial team.
Mikaela served as a Student Attorney in the Civil Practice Clinic, where she assisted clients in eviction, bankruptcy, and social security cases. In addition to her clinic experience, Mikaela also interned for the United States Department of Justice and Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity.
- Undergraduate: Regis University, B.A., summa cum laude (2017)
- Graduate: University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business, Certificate in Business Management (2019); School of Social Policy and Practice, M.S. Social Policy (2020)
- Law: University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., (2020), Editor, Journal of Constitutional Law; Production Editor, Journal of Law and Public Affairs
- Judge C. Darnell Jones II, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2020-2022)
- Member of the trial team that secured a groundbreaking victory for Microsoft, defeating the FTC’s efforts to enjoin its $69 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard and winning the second-biggest merger trial in American history. Following a five-day bench trial, Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley denied the FTC’s motion for preliminary injunction, finding that the FTC failed to make its case that the acquisition would substantially lessen competition in the gaming industry.
- Member of the trial team defending Altria Group, Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries in the first government entity bellwether trial, brought by the San Francisco Unified School District, in multi-district litigation arising out of Altria’s minority investment in JUUL Labs, Inc. On May 10, 2023, just one day after the team completed cross-examinations in plaintiff’s case and the defense case was about to begin, plaintiffs agreed to a global settlement with Altria that resolved the personal injury, consumer class action, and government entity cases brought in over 6,000 e-vapor cases in state and federal courts.
- Blurred Lines: An Analysis of Whether Prosecutorial Discretion Extends to Lessening a Sentence Ex-Post in Light of the Separation of Powers Doctrine, 22 U. Pa. J. Const. L. Online (2020).