Megan Berger, J.D.

Megan Berger is a staff attorney in the Education Unit at Disability Rights Maryland, formerly Maryland Disability Law Center. She works on the school discipline and juvenile justice projects that seek to stem the disproportionate use of out-of-school removal for students of color and students with disabilities. Megan represents students with disabilities and their families in IEP, Section 504 and school discipline matters, investigates rights violations, and engages in systemic advocacy. She previously worked in the Child Advocacy Unit at the Maryland Legal Aid Bureau where she represented youth in the foster care system in court and in special education and school discipline matters. She was also an AmeriCorps volunteer and worked as a youth advocate in a therapeutic residential program serving at-risk youth. Megan graduated from the University of Notre Dame summa cum laude and the University of Maryland School of Law magna cum laude.