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Meghan Baker focuses her practice on commercial, real estate and employment litigation. Meghan routinely represents individual and corporate clients in litigation involving breach of contract, fraud, misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition, false advertising, breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference, non-compete covenants, officer and director liability, and shareholder claims. Her real estate litigation experience includes easement and boundary line disputes, non-disclosure claims, and landlord-tenant issues. Meghan also has extensive experience litigating complex class actions in both state and federal court.

Meghan graduated first her in her class at University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. During law school, she was inducted into the Order of the Coif and the Order of Barristers, a national honorary organization for excellence in oral and written advocacy. After law school, Meghan served as a law clerk to the Honorable Garland Burrell in the United States District Court, Eastern District of California.


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Downey Brand LLP

621 Capitol Mall 18th FL
Sacramento, CA, 95814

Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 75%
  2. Class Action: 25%

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Award nameGrantorDate granted
ValedictorianMcGeorge School of Law2005
Order of the BarristersOrder of the Barristers2005
Order of the CoifOrder of the Coif2005
Robert Traynor SocietyRobert Traynor Society2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyDowney Brand LLP2006 - Present
Law ClerkU.S. District Court (E.D. Cal.)2005 - 2006
Adjunct ProfessorMcGeorge School Of Law, University Of The Pacific Trial Advocacy Department2005 - 2010
Research AssistantMcGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific2003 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Federal Bar Association (Sacramento chapter)President2013 - Present
Sacramento County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Federal Bar Association (Sacramento Chapter)Vice President2012 - 2013
Sacramento County Bar AssociationAffiliate Board Member2012 - 2013
Federal Bar Association (Sacramento Chapter)Secretary2011 - 2012
Federal Bar Association (Sacramento Chapter)Treasurer2010 - 2011
Federal Bar Association (Sacramento Chapter)Programs Committee Chair2009 - 2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of California - DavisPoltical Science, CommunicationsBA - Bachelor of Arts2002