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Megan I. Brennan’s unique educational background in psychology, dispute resolution, and the law has made her a compassionate person, skilled negotiator, and zealous advocate for her clients. She has successfully represented numerous individuals in employment matters involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation and Family Medical Leave Act violations. Additionally, she has assisted large groups of employees in recovering unpaid wages in class and collective actions. Megan is deeply committed to fighting for justice for her clients.


Before joining Nichols Kaster, Megan practiced at a large, private practice firm in Minneapolis where she was a productive team player on various complex class actions and civil litigation matters. Megan has served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Minnesota Law School, coaching moot court. Megan’s persuasive oral advocacy skills earned her the title of Best Oralist in her law school class and Quarter-Finalist in the National Moot Court Regional Competition. She was as an associate on the Hamline Law Review and externed for Judge Michael J. Davis of the United States District Court, District of Minnesota.


Megan’s dedication to her clients and diverse professional and educational background make her a highly effective advocate for her clients.


Practice areas


  1. Sexual Harassment: 20%
  2. Class Action: 20%
  3. Litigation: 20%
  4. Discrimination: 20%
  5. Employment: 20%

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Nichols Kaster, PLLP

80 S Eighth St #4600
Minneapolis, MN, 55402-2224


MNAuthorized to practice200607/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Rising StarMinnesota Super Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyNichols Kaster2009 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Hennepin County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Minneapolis Women Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Junior League of MinneapolisMemberN/A
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Minnesota Employment Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Minnesota Women Lawyers MemberMemberN/A
Minnesota State Bar Association, E-Discovery Working GroupMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
ABA Section of Labor and Employment LawContributing Author, Fair Labor Standards Act, Cumulative Supplement2013
Hamline Law Review, 36 Hamline L. Rev. 497Need I Prove More: Why an Adverse Employment Action Prong Has No Place in a Failure to Accommodate Disability Claim2013
The Hennepin Lawyer Vol. 82, No. 3Emerging Legal Issues in Pregnancy and Early Motherhood2013
ABA Section of Labor & Employment Law Committee on Federal Labor Standards LegislationContributing Author, Midwinter Meeting Report of the Subcommittee on the FMLA2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hamline University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2006
Hamline University School of LawAlternative Dispute ResolutionCertificate2006
University of MinnesotaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
National Employment Lawyers Association (Minnesota chapter)Excluding or Limiting the Discoverability of Plaintiffs' Private and Irrelevant Information2014
West LegalEdcenterUnlawful Deductions on Wages in the Service Industry: A Case Study2013
Minnesota CLEEmployment Law Series: Minnesota Law on Unlawful Deductions- Karl v. Uptown Drink2013
Minnesota CLEKey Issues in Drafting and Negotiating Severance Agreements and Releases2013