Megan Reif is a Staff Attorney in Cohen Milstein's Civil Rights & Employment practice. In this role, she assists in discovery and evidentiary-related aspects of litigation and deposition preparation.
Prior to becoming a Staff Attorney at Cohen Milstein, Ms. Reif was a Civil Rights & Employment Law Fellow at the firm.
Before joining Cohen Milstein, Ms. Reif was a Fair Housing and Community Development Fellow at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. During her fellowship, she worked on litigation and fair housing policy work, including authoring Assessments of Fair Housing, which analyze demographic data, local policies, and relevant laws to identify barriers to fair housing and potential solutions. As a Fellow, she also worked side-by-side with Cohen Milstein lawyers on Long Island Housing Services, Inc. v. NPS Holiday Square LLC (E.D.N.Y.).
Ms. Reif speaks frequently on fair housing issues, including on the panel “Gentrification, Affordable Housing and Eviction: Defining the Impacts on Low Income,” as a part of Ecumenical Advocacy Days, 2019.
Ms. Reif received her B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of Iowa, and her J.D., cum laude, from Washington University School of Law, where she was the recipient of the F. Hodge O’Neal Corporate Law Award and the Media and Symposium Editor of Global Studies Law Review.