Megan P. Mitchell
Megan is co-chair of AGG’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice and co-chair of the firm’s Background Screening industry team.
As a business and commercial litigator, Megan has deep jury trial experience and has represented a wide variety of businesses involved in many types of commercial disputes, with an emphasis on representing employers in claims made under state and federal employment laws and defending companies against claims made under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. As a member of AGG’s Employment practice, Megan also counsels clients through various employment issues and disputes and is well-versed in handling internal investigations, discrimination claims, wage and hour issues, and post-employment competition disputes.
Megan is also a member of the firm’s Economic Development team, where she applies her broad experience to help clients navigate economic incentives and related compliance concerns on transactions across the U.S.
Megan is a past co-chair of the firm’s Women’s Initiative, and also serves on the board of the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power and Potential (GCAPP).
Successfully represented a German manufacturer and its executive in a multimillion dollar employment discrimination and breach of contract lawsuit brought by a former employee of the company’s subsidiary. After a three-week arbitration, AGG’s clients prevailed on all claims against them, and received an award of $2.5 million plus costs.
In a jury trial, successfully defended AGG’s client against claims arising out of a failed sale of a shopping center, including by winning a motion for directed verdict on the plaintiff’s specific performance claim. After trial, the judge awarded AGG’s client its attorney’s fees and costs.
Counsel to a top-tier Fortune 500 company assisting with local employment and compliance matters in connection with development projects throughout the U.S.
Successfully resolved a nationwide putative class action lawsuit against a consumer reporting agency brought in Ohio under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
- University of Virginia School of Law, Juris Doctor
- University of Georgia, Bachelor of Arts,summa cum laude, with Honors
- Dual Major in Political Science and Journalism (Public Relations)
- Phi Beta Kappa
- State of Georgia – 2011
- Georgia Court of Appeals
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
- Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential (GCAPP), Board of Directors
News & Insights
- PublicationsU.S. Department of Labor Issues Guidance on Remote WorkersMay 2, 2023 | Alerts | Articles | Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
- Events2022 AGG Employment Law Seminar: Back to BasicsNovember 17, 2022 | AGG Seminars & Webinars | Atlanta, Georgia
- EventsAGG Sponsoring Atlanta Women’s Foundation 2022 Numbers Too Big to Ignore LuncheonNovember 15, 2022 | AGG Seminars & Webinars | Atlanta, Georgia
- Congress Gives Borrowers More Flexibility with Amendments to Paycheck Protection Program
- The SBA Expands the Safe Harbor for PPP Loans and Extends The Repayment Deadline to May 18, 2020
- New Guidance Resolves Confusion over Counting Foreign Employees for PPP Loan Eligibility
- SBA Extends PPP Repayment Date for Safe Harbor to May 14, 2020
- You Have a PPP Loan: Now What? Loan Forgiveness, Audit Risk and Pressure to Give the Money Back