Arthur Meirson’s practice focuses on San Francisco’s Rent Control Law, landlord/tenant disputes, and general real estate, business and tort litigation matters. Prior to joining the firm in 2011, Arthur represented corporate clients in antitrust and unfair business practices class actions, and served as an Assistant District Attorney with the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, handling numerous jury and bench trials, preliminary hearings, pretrial case settlements, and participating in policy development.
Arthur received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2009, where he was Senior Notes Editor of the Hastings Law Journal. During law school, Arthur completed an externship with Chief Judge Vaughn R. Walker of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, where he worked primarily on pro se habeas corpus and civil rights petitions. Upon graduation, Arthur was inducted into the U.C. Hastings Pro Bono Society for his dedication to providing services to underrepresented communities and nonprofit organizations. He received his B.A., summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, in history, political science, and Jewish studies from Rutgers University in 2005.
Arthur is an active member of the Bar Association of San Francisco, Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club, and the Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom, where he serves on the Judicial Nominations committee. He is admitted to practice in California and before the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.