New York, NY – Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C. is pleased to announce that Megann McManus will join the firm’s Labor practice as a Peggy Browning Fund summer fellow. Ms. McManus was selected by Meyer, Suozzi based on her demonstrated commitment to worker’s rights through educational, work, volunteer and personal experiences from a highly competitive pool of over 50 applicants from several dozen participating law schools.
“We are pleased to welcome Ms. McManus to our firm for the summer. She brings passion for social justice and commitment to working people and labor unions,” stated Managing Attorney, Lois Schlissel.
Ms. McManus, a native of southern Arkansas, received her undergraduate degree in theatre from the University of the Ozarks and after graduation interned and worked in various departments of the Actors’ Equity Association, ultimately named director of staff development. During those seven years at Actor’s Equity, she earned a Management Certification from the MIT Sloan School of Management and HR Management Certification from George Washington University. Since entering Rutgers Law, Ms McManus has interned at the National Labor Relations Board, Region 2 and worked as a legal intern for in-house counsel at IATSE, the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts.
The Peggy Browning Fund is a not for-profit organization established in memory of Margaret A. Browning, a prominent union-side attorney who was a member of the National Labor Relations Board from 1994 until 1997. Nationwide, there are 70 Peggy Brown Fund 2013 labor law summer fellows selected from among more than 500 applicants attending 139 participating law schools.