Megan O’Neill, JD ’00

Founding Partner and Chair of Litigation, DTO Law

Megan O’Neill, JD ’10, was recognized in 2021 as one of the Top Women Lawyers in California by the Daily Journal, Megan spent over a decade doing high-stakes litigation at Quinn Emanuel before launching a women and minority-owned firm, DTO Law. One year after its launch, DTO was named as the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firm’s (NAMWOLF) “Firm MVP” and one of the 20 “Top Boutiques in California” by the Daily Journal. In 2021, Chambers and Partners chose DTO as its “Outstanding Firm for Diversity & Inclusion.”

Megan handles a wide range of matters for her clients, but she has a specialized focus in the class action arena. She regularly defends Fortune 500 companies in consumer class actions and frequently speaks on class action topics at legal seminars. Megan also has significant experience litigating intellectual property claims and complex commercial cases involving breaches of contract and fraud claims. In the past few years, she has litigated substantial matters on behalf of PayPal, Target, Google, HP, The Kroger Co., The Nature’s Bounty Co., Walgreens, Unilever, and several start-up companies. In addition to being recognized by the Daily Journal, Megan has been named a “Visionary” by L.A. Times, a Benchmark Litigation “Litigation Star,” and a “Super Lawyer.” Megan is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (comprising less than one-half of one percent of U.S. lawyers) and is actively involved in fostering diversity in the legal profession, currently serving on the Executive Council of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) and regularly speaking on DEI topics.

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