Megan Barriger

Megan Barriger is a litigator with an emphasis on securities litigation, business disputes, antitrust litigation and class actions. She also has experience defending clients in internal corporate and government investigations, including SEC and DOJ matters.

In the first half of 2018, Ms. Barriger served as a Special Assistant District Attorney with the Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office, during which she first-chaired eleven criminal trials, as well as numerous evidentiary motions and other hearings before the District Court.

Ms. Barriger maintains a robust pro bono practice. Her recent clients include a restaurant worker who had been sexually harassed by her boss, for which Ms. Barriger first-chaired a successful two-day public hearing before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. 

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Barriger clerked for the Honorable Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery. While in law school, she was a summer associate at WilmerHale and an intern at the US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division. Ms. Barriger was the editor-in-chief of the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, and she authored and published a note on due process limitations on class action monetary remedies. She also served as a legal writing instructor and a research assistant to Professor Cary Coglianese.

Prior to beginning her legal studies, Ms. Barriger was a senior analyst with Compass Lexecon in Oakland, California, and a research analyst with McKinsey & Company in the Boston area.

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  • Education

    • JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2013

      cum laude Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Constitutional Law
    • BA, Psychology, Middlebury College, 2006

      summa cum laude
  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. J. Travis Laster, Delaware Court of Chancery, 2013 - 2014