Paul A. Meyer

Managing CounselTowers Watson & Co.Contact

A member of the Legal Department’s Leadership Team, Paul Meyer is Managing Counsel of the global eDiscovery and Data Management Group at Towers Watson and is the most senior counsel on the company’s Risk and Litigation team. Drawing on decades of experience as a subject matter expert in the litigation and data management, Paul oversees complex disputes on a global scale. 

Paul plays a pivotal role in shaping global information policies as the company continues to expand from its traditional focus as a global management and benefits consulting firm to new areas such as the operation of large private healthcare exchanges.

A thought leader in the evolving field of data management, he authored Divergence and Convergence of Data Privacy Rules – Myth and Reality, 36 Can-U.S. L.J. 108 (2011). He also participated in advisory drafting committees of the Sedona Conference Working Groups 6 and 1 that published “International Principles on Electronic Disclosure, Discovery, and Data Protection” (2011); and “Intersection of Records & Information Management and Privacy & Security” (2013).  

Paul contributed to the drafting of the Brief of the Chief Actuaries as Amici Curiae, Conkright v. Frommert, No. 08-810, Supreme Court of the United States (Sept. 21, 2009), that was cited in majority opinion of Chief Justice Roberts. 

Paul’s recent panel discussions and speaking engagements include:

§  “Managing Ethics in a Data Driven World," Association of Management Consulting Firms, 2014 Legal Update Chicago, Illinois, May 9, 2014

§  "ISO 9001 & Beyond: Should Practitioners Consider New Standards in eDiscovery & Information Governance?" 2013 E-Discovery Institute Leadership Summit, Santa Monica, CA Oct. 15-17, 2013.

§  “Anatomy of a Professional Liability Claim – Best Practices For Handling Claims and Working With Insurers,” Aon Consulting Industry Symposium, New York, N.Y., June 13, 2012.

§  “Legacy Data, Mergers and International Concerns,” Electronic Discovery Institute Legal Technology Leadership Summit, Amelia Island, Florida, September 8, 2011.

As a long-time contributor to the Company’s risk management processes, he has conducted compliance trainings throughout North America, and Asia.  He is active in the Association of Management Consulting Firms, Corporate Knowledge Strategies (formerly, the Corporate E-Discovery Forum; Canada-U.S. Law Institute; E-Discovery Institute; );  American Society of Digital Forensics; and the Washington Metropolitan Associate of Corporate Counsel, Litigation Section.