Megan is a higher education and employment law attorney with extensive experience. Megan regularly speaks on and provides training on employment and higher education topics. She has also overseen and personally conducted neutral, independent fact-finding and compliance investigations and audits for numerous entities over the years, including investigations into alleged misconduct, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Megan also serves as an outside adjudicator for higher education institutions on alleged sexual misconduct and other alleged misconduct matters.
In addition to her training, investigative and adjudication services, Megan works proactively with educational institutions and businesses on legal compliance and claim prevention, providing practical advice on employee, faculty, and student policies and day-to-day practices. Megan also has a strong record of successfully defending institutions before administrative agencies and in court when legal claims do arise. Megan has been focused on compliance-focused and defense work for over 20 years, but spent her early years as an attorney representing plaintiffs in employment and other legal disputes. Megan believes that every dispute comes with a take-away lesson on how to avoid a future claim. She works to incorporate these lessons learned and her insights as a former plaintiff’s lawyer into her claim prevention, audit and investigation, and defense work. Megan is certified by the Minnesota State Bar Association as a Labor and Employment Law Specialist.
- “Transgender Students and Employees,” co-presenter, trainED, February 11, 2016