Overview

Meg Coppley is a member of the Littler CaseSmart® team and is based in North Carolina. As Program Manager, Meg contributes to the success of the Littler CaseSmart platform by ensuring successful client implementation and client relations; providing financial oversight for the Littler CaseSmart – Class Action platform; hiring, training, and supervising FlexTime Attorneys (FTA); and collaborating with team members to accomplish Littler CaseSmart goals and initiatives. 

Prior to becoming program manager, Meg worked as an FTA responsible for early case evaluations (ECE). 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
  • Discrimination
  • Harassment
  • 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.

 

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

Behind the Blue Line

Former Committee Chair

Behind the Blue Line

Member

Forsyth County Women Attorneys Association

Former Executive Committee Member

Forsyth County Women Attorneys Association

Former Secretary/Treasurer

Forsyth County Women Attorneys Association

Recognition

Pro Bono Volunteer of the Year

Children’s Law Center

Education

  • J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, 2002
  • M.B.A., Wake Forest University, 2002
  • B.A., University of Virginia, 1997

Bar Admission

North Carolina
West Virginia

Courts

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit