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Meredith F. Bergeson

Associate
Washington, D.C. Region

P 703-483-8324
F 703-483-8301
Meredith.Bergeson@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Meredith Fleming Bergeson is an Associate in the Washington, D.C. Region office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on employment litigation, counseling, and diversity performance. 

Ms. Bergeson regularly represents employers in matters involving all types of employment claims, including discrimination and tort claims, in federal and state courts and before federal, state, and local administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Department of Labor. She has represented clients in the successful defense of appellate matters before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the Supreme Court of Virginia. Ms. Bergeson has also participated in comprehensive diversity assessments of major corporations in all types of diversity and inclusion policies, programs, and initiatives.   

During law school, Ms. Bergeson worked in the Employment Litigation Section of the Virginia Office of the Attorney General and at the Virginia Employment Commission. Ms. Bergeson was an Articles and Comments Editor for the University of Richmond Law Review and also served as the Treasurer for the University of Richmond’s Trial Advocacy Board. Ms. Bergeson received the ABA/BNA Award for Labor and Employment Law and finished as a semifinalist in the ABA Labor and Employment Law Trial Advocacy Regional Competition in Washington, D.C. At James Madison, Ms. Bergeson received the Management Department’s Faculty Award for Excellence.

Prior to law school, Ms. Bergeson was a human resources intern at LandAmerica Financial Group. She is the recipient of a Girl Scout Gold Award. 

 

Honors and Recognitions

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Fairfax Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Dulles SHRM Chapter, Legislative Liaison
  • University of Richmond School of Law Young Graduate Association

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December 1, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Publishes Q3 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter

December 1, 2017

Please enjoy our Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter for the third quarter of 2017.  This edition includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Chairman, Board of Directors liaison, Diversity and Inclusion Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diversity-related achievements, activities,... Read More

January 1, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Publishes Q4 Diversity Committee Newsletter

January 1, 2017

Please enjoy our Diversity Committee Newsletter for the fourth quarter of 2016. A best practice of our firm, it includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Diversity Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diverse attorney promotions, diversity-related activities, sponsorships and events the firm has... Read More