Megan Muirhead concentrates her practice on employment law, complex litigation and personal injury. She has extensive experience representing government and private entities in a variety of areas of employment law including the Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, breach of contract, sexual harassment, discrimination and wrongful termination. Megan also has assisted employers in a broad range of dealings with the EEOC involving responding to and resolving EEOC charges. She particularly enjoys providing guidance to employers aimed to reducing the risk of litigation such as specialized training sessions, creation of employment policies and review of employment handbooks. Megan is co-Chair of Modrall Sperling's Employment Group.
Megan has also defended corporate and individual clients in complex litigation matters including individual and class actions in the state and federal courts. She has also handled personal injury defense, professional liability litigation and product liability matters.
Megan has achieved an AV® peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating possible. She is recognized as a Future Star by Benchmark Litigation, and listed among those in Best Lawyers in America® in Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action-Defendants and Southwest Super Lawyers®.
Megan is actively involved in the local community including her service as a member of the New Mexico State Personnel Board (appointed by Governor Martinez in 2014) and weekly volunteer activities with Albuquerque Public Schools. She serves as a Constitution Day volunteer teaching fundamentals about the United States Constitution to 5th graders and is a former board member of the Susan G. Komen foundation raising money and awareness for breast cancer research.
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1996
- University of Michigan, B.A. in Political Science with highest distinction, 1993, Phi Beta Kappa