Megan is a member of the Intellectual Property group in Mayer Brown’s New York office. She focuses her practice on copyright litigation with particular interest and experience in the music industry, and she represents a variety of clients ranging from a major streaming service to a cosmetics company. Her work has covered all phases of litigation, and she has extensive experience preparing for and participating in depositions, drafting successful dispositive motions, coordinating with expert witnesses, and facilitating all aspects of the discovery process.
Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Megan practiced litigation at another prominent global law firm, where she maintained a broad litigation practice and dedicated significant time to a major multidistrict antitrust litigation in which she represented a leading manufacturer and distributor of private label foods and beverages. Throughout her career, Megan has also maintained an active pro bono practice with a focus on serving the LGBTQ+ community. She has successfully petitioned for legal name changes for over two dozen transgender clients, and she worked with a team to successfully obtain asylum for a lesbian woman from Honduras.
Megan received her J.D. from Harvard Law School. During law school, she interned with Volunteer Lawyers and Professionals for the Arts, a subdivision of the Arts and Business Council of Greater Nashville, where she worked with musicians, photographers, writers, painters, and performers to register federal copyrights and trademarks, draft nonprofit formation documents, and advise on other art and entertainment topics. She also participated in the Cyberlaw Clinic, based at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, where she advised nonprofit organizations and educational institutions on copyright, trademark, and licensing issues. Additionally, she served in various leadership roles with Harvard’s Recording Artists Project, where she advised musicians and other performing artists on copyright, trademark, and contractual issues and drafted performance and collaboration agreements.
Outside of her legal practice, Megan serves on the Board of Directors and as Vice President of Communications for the Harvard Law School Association Parody and Drama Society Alumni Network. She is also a member of the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS NextGen Network.
Megan has been named a Super Lawyer “Rising Star” for the New York Metro Area (2021 and 2022). She is conversational in Spanish.
Harvard Law School, JD
Online Content Editor for the Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review
Assistant Managing Editor, Article Editor, and Line Editor for the Journal of Law and Gender.
Louisiana State University, BS, cum laude, Psychology
Louisiana State University, BA, cum laude, Political Science
- New York
- US District Court for the Southern District of New York
- Vice President of Communications and a Director for the Harvard Law School Association Parody and Drama Society Alumni Network.
- Member of the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS NextGen Network.