Megan Ong Gardner focuses her practice on complex litigation matters. She began her career at the firm as a summer associate in 2021.

Before joining WilmerHale, Ms. Gardner interned with the US Department of Education’s Office of the General Counsel, where she analyzed the legislative history and state applications of the Impact Aid Program. During law school, she served as a research assistant for Professor Kimberly Robinson, conducting work related to education as a civil right and Title IX.


  • Education

    • JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 2022

      Notes Editor, Virginia Law Review
    • BA, Government, Dartmouth College, 2017

      cum laude
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Jerry E. Smith, US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2022 - 2023



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