Meryl Unger

Meryl Unger

Meryl Lynn Unger has been a partner in the corporate and business law department of Katsky Korins LLP, a boutique full service New York law firm, for three decades.

From ownership and management to succession planning and mergers and acquisitions, Meryl is adept at developing creative solutions to a wide range of complex business issues for her clients. She principally represents mid-sized, privately-held companies, high net worth entrepreneurs, and senior executives, advising them in all aspects of their business and commercial transactions. Meryl frequently represents private companies in the sale of their businesses, and in purchases and investments in other companies and assets.

Meryl’s practice also includes representing C-suite and senior level executives in negotiating their employment and severance agreements. Her clients have ranged from presidents and CEOs of leading arts and cultural institutions, to senior executives of publicly and privately held companies (including portfolio companies of private equity firms) in technology, fashion, media and finance.

Meryl is also Co-Founder and Chair of the Board of Mobella,, an early stage company providing beautifully designed, intelligent and connected products to the rapidly growing active aging community. Meryl is passionate about creating and delivering products and technology that celebrate, empower and delight Mobella’s customers and help them sustain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Meryl serves as counsel to the Women Presidents’ Organization, a global membership organization for women presidents and CEOs. She has served as counsel, board member and/or advisory board member of a number of other organizations supporting entrepreneurship, innovation, women’s leadership and gender equity to drive positive social and long-term business and economic value, including Paradigm for Parity and the MIT Enterprise Forum.

A recipient of numerous awards and commendations, Meryl most recently was awarded by her peers in New York as a 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyer and a Top Women Super Lawyer® in the category of business and corporate law.

Meryl received her law degree from Boston University School of Law and graduated from The American School of Paris and Barnard College, cum laude. She lives with her husband, media lawyer Henry R. Kaufman, in New York City.