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Megan C. Kelly

Megan Kelly financial services litigation

Megan represents financial services clients in litigation and compliance matters. She is a result-driven, problem-solver that aims for early, cost-effective resolutions.

Since 2010, Megan has represented financial services clients in litigation and compliance matters out of Severson & Werson’s San Francisco office. Megan is also a member of the Employment practice group, which represents employers in a wide variety of issues arising within the employer/employee relationship, including sexual harassment, wrongful termination, discrimination, disability accommodation, retaliation, wage and hour compliance and related issues. Megan has accumulated significant experience in pre-litigation, litigation and settlement phases, counseled clients in responses to government investigations and overseen extensive e-discovery projects. Megan enjoys working closely with clients to understand their business practices and over-arching goals. She works to incorporate those practices and goals into litigation and settlement strategy.

Megan received her J.D. from Golden Gate University, School of Law, in San Francisco, California, in 2007 after receiving her B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara. During law school, Megan served as a judicial extern with judges from the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Administrative Law Judges and the United States District Court, Northern District of California. Megan worked at the Golden Gate University Women’s Employment Rights Clinic and was a published author and editor of the Golden Gate University Law Review. Prior to joining Severson & Werson, Megan’s professional experience included worker’s compensation litigation and transactional law.


  • Golden Gate University, School of Law, J.D., 2007
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., 2003


  • California