An all-around labor and employment lawyer, Meg is particularly recognized for her expertise and experience in complex class and collective action litigation, whistleblower investigations and litigation including Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank cases, appellate practice, and restrictive covenant law. Meg has litigated single plaintiff, multi-plaintiff, and class and collective action jury and non-jury cases in federal and state courts around the country.
Clients regularly seek her client-centered practical advice and innovative solutions for preventing and mitigating risk events arising in the workplace. In addition, Meg assists clients in sensitive and complex investigations of alleged improper conduct by high-level executives.Over her 30 years of practice with Ogletree Deakins, Meg has served the firm in a number of roles, including as its first General Counsel, and has served two terms on the firm’s four-member Board of Directors.
She currently serves as national co-chair of the Ethics Compliance, Investigations, and Whistleblower Response Practice Group, regional co-chair of the Class and Collective Action Practice Group, and co-lead of the Firm’s Women’s Initiative. She also has been a member of the firm’s Advisory Committee for a number of years. Meg has published numerous articles on labor and employment subjects, and has spoken to the American Bar Association Annual Meeting, U.S. Chamber and other business groups, and at bar association and client seminars on labor and employment law issues.
She was inducted as a Fellow of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers in 2004.In addition to her professional activities, Meg is involved in community activities, including most recently The Atlanta United Way Tocqueville Society, The Tiffany Circle of the American Red Cross, the First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta where she has served as an Elder and Co-Chair of the Nominating Committee, and various roles in support of and on behalf of The Collegiate Schools, Goucher College, Washington and Lee University, The Lovett School, and Vassar College. Meg, her husband, and two children have traveled to Brazil to work on inner-city and rural projects in and around Fortaleza.