Megan Anderson concentrates her practice in the areas of employment and higher education law. She regularly advises employers and provides training regarding a wide variety of employment law issues, including discipline and termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, privacy and other tort claims, leaves of absence, compensation, handbooks and personnel policies, employment contracts, restrictive covenant agreements, separation agreements, employment issues in mergers and acquisitions, disaster prevention and response planning, and workplace violence prevention. In addition, Megan advises and provides training to higher education institutions on a host of higher education compliance issues. In addition to providing preventive counseling and training, Megan conducts investigations and compliance reviews for organizations. She also regularly represents employers and higher education institutions in administrative actions and in litigation when claims do arise.
Megan has several areas of special interest and experience. She is experienced in the area of appellate advocacy and has successfully represented clients in numerous appeals. Megan also has class action litigation experience, including in the wage and hour area. In addition, she is particularly interested in evolving areas of employment law, including addressing employee issues arising from our increasingly high-tech world. Megan also regularly works with start-up employers to assist them in satisfying their start-up and ongoing employment law obligations.
Megan frequently presents on and publishes articles on various employment and higher education law topics. In addition to her primary practice areas, Megan is a qualified Rule 114 neutral and has experience in business and franchise litigation. She is also past chair of the firm’s Attorney Personnel Committee.