About Megan

Megan Zavieh is an Avvo-rated 10.0 ethics attorney specializing in California State Bar defense and general ethics counseling.

Megan earned her J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) in 1999 at age 21, graduating Order of the Coif (top 10% of the class).  After clerking for the Honorable Evan J. Wallach at the U.S. Court of International Trade in New York, she went on to practice securities litigation at three top firms in the New York area.

In 2007, Megan returned to California.  In 2009, she began working with members of the California State Bar who were facing disciplinary action.  She has provided full scope representation and associated counsel assistance at various stages of the disciplinary process.

In 2011, Megan’s family temporarily relocated to Sydney, Australia for her husband’s employment with a Big Four accounting firm.  She handled all client matters remotely, primarily on a limited scope basis, using state of the art technology to keep in contact with clients, receive and provide documents, and prepare document productions.

In 2012, Megan relocated once again, this time to the Atlanta, Georgia area.  Her practice grew to include significant full scope representation as well as limited scope matters.  From her base in Georgia, Megan serves clients throughout California.

Megan is admitted to practice before the state courts in California, Georgia, New York and New Jersey, as well as Federal District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of California, the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey, and the United States Supreme Court.  She is Vice Chair of the Solo and Small Firm Section of the State Bar of California, and she serves as Second Vice President of the Association of Discipline Defense Counsel (an organization of California ethics attorneys).

Megan has published dozens of articles in legal journals and publications since her first articles was published in 2002.  She is a regular contributor on ethics topics and issues of current legal news at Lawyerist.com and an ethics columnist at AttorneyatWork.com.  A continuously updated listing of her publications can be found on her LinkedIn profile.

 

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