Megan M. Lawson

Managing Associate

Silicon Valley

Megan Lawson is an employment law attorney in Orrick's Silicon Valley Office. 

Megan defends companies in class action, multi-plaintiff and single plaintiff lawsuits under California and federal law on a variety of issues, including discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination claims and wage-and-hour matters. Most notably, Megan served on the trial team that resulted in the firm's resounding victory for venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers in the highly publicized gender discrimination lawsuit brought by Ellen Pao. In recognition of their extraordinary efforts, the trial team was awarded with the 2016 California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year Award. 

Orrick’s Employment Law group was recently named the 2013 and 2015 Labor & Employment Department of the Year in California by The Recorder in recognition of their significant wins on behalf of leading multinational companies on today’s most complex and challenging employment law matters.

Megan also provides employment counseling to companies on a variety of pre-litigation employment issues and legislation.