Jackson Lewis announced Tuesday that Megan Holstein joined the firm’s Denver office as a principal.
Holstein joins the firm from ReedGroup, where she was vice president of compliance. Her work focuses on the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and their state law equivalents, as well as disability and family leave benefits including ERISA as it pertains to short- and long-term disability plans.
Holstein’s experience in employment law and leave of absence compliance includes serving as in-house counsel with two publicly traded companies and running her own consulting and law firm, where she provided legal counsel regarding employment matters, conducted compliance audits, training and workplace investigations.
Prior to her in-house counsel position and consulting firm, Holstein was in private practice where she represented clients in state and federal courts and agency proceedings in all areas of employment law.
Holstein is admitted to practice in Colorado and New York. She volunteers her time at Peak to Peak Charter School, where she has served as a board member and board president as well as a member of several committees. Holstein is a former planning commissioner for the Town of Erie and an adjunct professor in employee benefits law at the University of Colorado School of Law.
Holstein received her law degree from the University of Colorado School of Law and her bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago.