Meg Coppley is a member of the Littler CaseSmart® team and is based in North Carolina. As Program Manager, she contributes to the success of the Littler CaseSmart platform by ensuring successful client implementation and client relations; providing financial oversight for the class, collective, mass and representative actions on the LCS platform; hiring, training, and supervising LCS Counsel; and collaborating with team members to accomplish LCS goals and initiatives.
Prior to becoming program manager, Meg worked as LCS Counsel responsible for early case evaluations (ECE) of class and collective matters. At the outset of each employment litigation matter, she identified and reviewed pertinent documents, interviewed relevant witnesses, and drafted an ECE for clients’ cases, which included an analysis of potential defense and settlement strategies as well as potential litigation risks. In keeping with each client’s litigation philosophy, she partnered with the local Littler litigation team and assisted in developing and executing strategies for effectively handling litigation.
Meg has significant experience in complex, high risk, and high liability litigation, including class and collective actions at the national, regional, and state level. She has represented employers in a wide variety of employment cases, including those involving:
- Wage and hour disputes
- Wrongful termination
- Negligent hiring, supervision, and retention
She has legal project management skills in multi-party litigation, working with experts in numerous disciplines, and conducting various work place and employment investigations. Her background includes prosecuting state criminal law, including considerable trial experience.