Diligent Business Lawyer

Megan has been exposed to the world of business law from a variety of different angles. While in law school, Megan interned at Willamette's Business Law Clinic, where she helped small businesses with their legal needs and externed with the Adidas in-house counsel in Portland. She also worked at the Oregon Department of Justice in the Financial Fraud and Consumer Protection Section, where she learned about compliance with laws and regulations from a regulator’s perspective. 

Megan brings her business law skills, in addition to her great work ethic and listening skills, to her practice at Farleigh Wada Witt.  Megan supports the firm’s business, estate planning, financial services and real estate practices with research, analysis and preparation of entity documents, contracts and other necessary compliance documents.

Prior to joining Farleigh Wada Witt, Megan was a judicial clerk for the Honorable Stephen K. Bushong at the Multnomah County Circuit Court. While clerking, Megan gained valuable insight into the judicial system and served members of the public by helping them understand the rules and procedures of the court. 

Originally from Oahu, Hawaii, Megan moved to Oregon to attend Willamette University first as an undergraduate and then as a law student. During law school, she served as the notes and comments editor of the Willamette Law Review, the business editor of the Social Justice and Equity Law Journal, a writer for Willamette Law Online's US Supreme Court subscription, and a student assistant for a Legal Research and Writing course. In addition, Megan served as president of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association. Megan continues to enjoy being involved in the Oregon legal community, through her memberships in the Multnomah Bar Association, the Oregon Asian Pacific American Bar Association, and the Oregon Filipino American Lawyers Association.


Played the viola | Has a black belt in karate | Backpacked around Europe for three weeks

Representative Matters

Corporate and General Business
  • Entity formation and re-organization
  • Commercial transactions
  • Business transition and succession
  • Commercial finance
  • Tax and regulatory compliance
Financial Services
  • Vendor management and contract negotiation
  • Consumer and commercial lending
  • Creditors’ rights
  • Trusts, estates, fiduciary matters
Real Estate
  • Purchase and sale transactions
  • Lease transactions
  • Loan documentation
  • Due diligence
Estate Planning
  • Estate & Tax Planning
  • Business Succession & Transition Planning
  • Estate & Trust Administration
  • Estate & Trust Disputes
  • Conservatorships & Guardianships

Education

Willamette University College of Law (J.D., cum laude 2018)
Willamette University (B.A., Rhetoric and Media Studies Major, Psychology Minor, magna cum laude 2015)
University of Roehampton, London, England, Study Abroad Student 

Admissions

Oregon State Bar
Hawaii State Bar

Associations

Multnomah Bar Association
Oregon Asian Pacific American Bar Association
Oregon Filipino American Lawyers Association
Oregon State Bar
     Business Law Section
     Diversity Law Section
     Estate Planning & Administration Law Section
     Real Estate & Land Use Section

News & Events

FWW Special Alert: Oregon Legislative Passes Foreclosure Moratorium and Loan Deferral Bill

6/29/2020

In a whirlwind legislative session that lasted three days, the Oregon Legislature enacted a bill on June 26, 2020 designed to give relief to homeowners and landlords hard hit by the Covid-19 crisis. READ MORE

FWW Alert - PPP Loan Forgiveness Period Extended and Restrictions Eased

6/4/2020

Late on Wednesday, June 3rd, Congress passed the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act ("PPFA"). READ MORE

FWW Alert - SBA and Treasury Provide Safe Harbor on Good Faith Certification for PPP Loans

5/13/2020

On May 13th, the SBA and Treasury released a new FAQ #46 on PPP loans that will provide significant comfort to borrowers of smaller loans. READ MORE

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