Meagan Cooper Borgerson
Ms. Borgerson has represented clients in both state and federal courts, in arbitrations and mediations, as well as in front of government agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Maryland Commission on Civil Rights and Office of Administrative Hearings. Ms. Borgerson’s litigation experience includes defending and enforcing employment agreements, including restrictive covenants, defending employers in wage and hour matters, and defending against discrimination and harassment claims. This experience enables Ms. Borgerson to better counsel businesses on ways to avoid potential risks that frequently lead to litigation. To that end, Ms. Borgerson acts as outside counsel to small and mid-sized companies in an advisory capacity in all aspects of corporate law, including the formation and organization of new entities, employment agreements, employee handbooks and other employment policies, issues related to the hiring and firing of employees, business transactions, and other employment matters.
In addition to her business and employment experience, Ms. Borgerson routinely litigates fiduciary disputes involving trusts, wills, and guardianships. Ms. Borgerson has successfully litigated numerous matters, including actions for removal of trustees/personal representatives and petitions to caveat wills due to undue influence or lack of capacity.
Ms. Borgerson was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2020 and 2021. She is also a member of the Maryland State Bar Association Litigation Section Council as the Young Lawyer Liaison.