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Megan E. Walker

Associate, San Diego
San Diego
t: 858.597.9611
f: 858.597.9601

Overview

Whether she’s using her penchant for math to demonstrate why her client’s pay calculations are lawful or thinking outside the box to identify creative winning arguments, Megan fights smart for her clients.

Before beginning her legal career, Megan gained experience in multiple industries.  She produced the world premiere of an off-Broadway play, provided research support to financial and legal professionals in global mergers & acquisitions, and worked as an analyst in merchandise planning and allocation at a Fortune 500 fashion retail conglomerate. As a result, she better understands her clients’ big picture business concerns.

While in law school, Megan was an Articles Editor for the Ohio State Law Journal and served as President of the Business Law Society. She also served as an extern for the Honorable Judge Michael H. Watson in the Southern District of Ohio, where she not only assisted on projects at the district court level but also for the 6th Circuit when Judge Watson sat on an appellate panel by designation. She earned CALI awards for excellence in multiple courses, including Legal Analysis & Writing II at Ohio State and Employment Law as a visiting student at the University of San Diego School of Law.

Honors & Leadership

Professional Activities

Megan currently serves on the Board of Directors for Lawyers Club of San Diego and has been a member of the Lawyers Club since moving to San Diego. She has held multiple leadership positions in the organization and has been particularly involved in the Human Trafficking Collaborative, which she currently co-chairs. Through her involvement, she has helped to vet over a dozen bills to identify those in line with Lawyers Club’s mission to support the advancement of women in law and society; planned two legislative roundtables, gathering lawmakers at all level of government to identify effective solutions to human trafficking; and coordinated the organization’s annual General Counsel roundtable luncheon.

Community Activities

Megan volunteers as a pro bono attorney through Casa Cornelia Law Center. In her work, she assists victims of violent crimes and human trafficking who have provided assistance to law enforcement apply for U and T Visas.

Megan also serves on the Board for the La Jolla Playhouse Partners, a volunteer organization that provides support to San Diego’s Tony-award winning professional theatre, known for its productions of new works.

Insights

Seminars & Speaking Engagements

  • “Equal Pay, Equal Work: Analyzing Your Company’s Compensation Practices to Avoid and Correct the Gender Gap”
    BLR Webinar
    10.12.16
  • “Human Resource Management and the Law: Vacation, Sick Leave, and other Time Out”
    Guest Lecturer, San Diego State University College of Extended Studies
    10.11.16
  • “Untangling Local Paid Sick Leave Ordinances”
    California Employers on the Front Lines: What You Need to Know
    Fisher Phillips Seminar, San Diego, CA
    9.13.16
  • “Human Resource Management and the Law: Harassment and Workplace Investigations”
    Guest Lecturer, San Diego State University College of Extended Studies
    7.26.16
  • “Paying Employees Correctly In California”
    BLR Wage & Hour Master Class
    5.18.16
  • “FMLA/CFRA: Meeting Deadlines, Curbing Abuse, Avoiding Litigation”
    BLR FMLA/CFRA Master Class
    2.23.16
  • “Human Resource Management and the Law: Wage and Hour Law in California, Part I”
    Guest Lecturer, San Diego State University College of Extended Studies
    11.5.15
  • “Human Resource Management and the Law: Employee Harassment and Investigations”
    Guest Lecturer, San Diego State University College of Extended Studies
    5.26.15
  • “Recent Leave-Related Developments”
    BLR FMLA/CFRA Master Class
    5.12.15
  • “California Smoothie: Hot Issues In California”
    One Day, Many Solutions - Employment Law Coast-to-Coast
    Fisher Phillips Seminar, San Diego, CA
    4.28.15

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