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Megan Bruyns

Megan has represented numerous individuals in high-stakes complex litigation, including cases originating under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”) as a result of mismanagement of 401(k) and 403(b) retirement plans. She also represents individuals in mass tort lawsuits, including those harmed by pharmaceutical products.

Prior to joining Schlichter Bogard & Denton, Megan gained significant litigation experience while working for the government. There, she handled cases relating to personal injury, civil rights, and land use. She has also served as legal counsel for multiple pension plans for first responders.

While in law school, Megan clerked for the Honorable Robert Dowd, Jr. on the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District. She also served as the Executive Notes Editor for the Washington University Global Studies Law Review.

Megan is committed to civic engagement and volunteers as a member of the Junior League of St. Louis, an organization committed to helping St. Louis-area women realize their potential through voluntarism, effective action and leadership development. Prior to pursuing a career in the legal field, Megan taught college-level writing.

Education

  • B.A., University of California-Berkeley, with distinction, Phi Betta Kappa, 2010
  • J.D., Washington University School of Law, 2017; Executive Notes Editor, Washington University Global Studies Law Review

Admissions

  • State of Missouri
  • State of North Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, D. Colo.
  • U.S. District Court, S.D. Ill.