Megan K. Smith is an experienced trial lawyer. She represents companies and individuals in business disputes, employment investigations and litigation, intellectual property and trade secret claims, and criminal and regulatory investigations. Megan also counsels clients with respect to a wide range of civil litigation and advisory matters.
Megan’s clients span an array of industries and include leading tech, finance, retail, entertainment, sports, media, fashion, energy, hospitality, insurance, real estate, and life sciences companies.
Megan immerses herself in her clients’ businesses and partners closely with them to achieve their goals. She tailors her advice and advocacy to each particular case and audience to deliver the best results, often resolving disputes outside the courtroom before litigation is even filed. When litigation is unavoidable, Megan has a proven track record of success. She has secured high-profile victories in federal and state courts, arbitrations, and agency proceedings.
In addition to her regular practice, Megan works with the firm’s pro bono committee and has represented pro bono clients at the trial and appellate levels.
Megan is the chair of the Century City office’s Women’s Employee Network. She began her practice in O’Melveny’s New York office. Before returning to the firm in Century City, she clerked for a federal district court judge.