May 16, 2013 / Press Release

Porter Wright attorney Robert Meyer elected President of Columbus Bar Foundation

Robert A. Meyer, Jr., a partner in Porter Wright's Corporate Department, has been elected as President of the Columbus Bar Foundation for the 2013-14 term by the Trustees of the Foundation. Meyer is a Fellow of the Foundation and served as its vice president for the 2012-13 term.

Meyer has practiced law for 35 years and is a member of the firm's Real Estate and Environmental Law practice groups, focusing his work on zoning, annexation and land use planning, as well as green business and development. He has secured or directed the securing of zoning and other entitlement approvals for over 30,000 residential units, as well as numerous commercial and industrial developments, and he has represented clients in matters arising under the federal Clean Air Act and Ohio's air pollution statute, and rules and policies implementing both.

In addition to his service to the Columbus Bar Foundation, Meyer is President of 412 Sycamore Incorporated, a nonprofit organization associated with the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Ohio. He is a Life Fellow of The Ohio State Foundation and is a member of the Distinguished Alumni Council of the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs.