Megan R. Calme

Bar Admissions/Professional Affiliations

  • State of New Jersey
  • State of New York
  • New York Bar, Corporate Counsel Section
  • New York Bar, Young Lawyers Association
  • New York Bar, Business Law Section
  • New York Bar, Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section

Education

Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, MI

Juris Doctor, January 2012

Honors: Dean’s List

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Bachelor of Arts, August 2005

Major: Political Science

Honors: Dean’s List

Activities: Delta Zeta Sorority, Vice President and Risk Management

Experience

Attorney, Fleming.Ruvoldt PLLC 

  • Represent corporate employers in qui tam (False Claims Act) and other government-fraud related matters.
  • Extensive oversight in corporate healthcare compliance as supervisory outside counsel. Update and enforce comprehensive compliance and ethics program, including risk assessments, ethical fitness, code of conduct, internal investigations, and due diligence programs.
  • Counsel clients on voluntary disclosure programs relating to undisclosed income, offshore accounts and unpaid taxes.
  • Broad criminal representation ranging from drinking and driving related offenses to Federal White Collar Crime.
  • Plaintiff representation in employment litigation matters.
  • Construction and Commercial law litigation.

Attorney, Aluzion Records

  • Assist with corporate structuring, negotiation and drafting of corporate organization of a record label.

Counsel / HR Manager, Profit Sense Innovations, Jersey City, NJ

  • Represent company at court hearings and motions.
  • Draft employment contracts with particular emphasis on non-compete agreements, tortuous interference, confidentiality and bonus compensation structure.
  • Conduct preliminary interviews, interview preparation, interview debrief and extensive social media and background investigation.
  • Interpret corporate policies regarding eligibility for discretionary benefits and continuance after termination.
  • Internal corporate polices training on harassment, discrimination and ensuring compliance with each. Orchestrating vacation and holiday pay and approval of such.
  • Act as the final adjudicator to the interpretation and administration of Human Resource policies and procedures.
  • Interpret and ensure compliance and administration of employment laws and policies such as FLSA, FMLA, EEO, NLRA and Worker’s Compensation.
  • Prepare, negotiate and explain company compensation packages regarding salary, bonus and commission structure.
  • Impose company policies and follow through on employee violations, including termination of employment.

Document Review, Compliance, a System One Division, NY, NY

  • Review and redact 5,000 plus pages of complex discovery documents prior to client’s submission to opposing counsel and prepare privilege log.
  • Davis Polk & Wardwell and Gibson Dunn.

Research Associate, C & G Associates, NY, NY

  • Review and analyze professional service agreements to determine whether non-compete allows for candidate relocation.
  • Draft employment and engagement contracts to ensure client’s needs are adequately represented.
  • Formulate top tier candidate pool in the fashion and beauty sector through candidate identification, candidate development and full-length candidate phone screens exclusively for senior level recruiting.

Law Clerk, Winget Spadafora & Schwartzberg, NY, NY

  • Conduct research on professional liability litigation, insurance coverage and commercial and business litigation and prepare and strategize for civil litigation.
  • Draft motions and memoranda for professional liability litigation, securities regulation and compliance and insurance coverage.
  • Document review of 3rd party discovery documentation regarding agent liability and insurance coverage litigation.

Case Specialist, Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office, Pontiac, MI

  • Trial preparation including: discovery requests, subpoenas, organizing evidence, creating inventory records, issue and cancel bench warrants and conduct background checks.
  • Direct five office staff members on the use of the Law Enforcement Information Network as program expert.

Community Involvement

  • The Ronald McDonald House, Detroit, MI
  • Barat Child and Family Services, Detroit, MI
  • National Opinion Research Center, Chicago, IL
  • Team Leader, Kids Walk for Cancer 2013, NY, NY
  • Team Leader, Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, NY, NY
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