Meghan Droste is a senior associate with Wilkenfeld, Herendeen & Atkinson, focusing on the representation of federal, local government, and private sector employees in discrimination matters. Ms. Droste has represented employees before administrative bodies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Merit Systems Protection Board, and in state and federal court. She has experience before federal courts of appeals, and with appeals to the EEOC’s Office of Federal Operations.
Ms. Droste shares her knowledge and experience with fellow practitioners as an instructor for the Federal Employment Law Training Group (FELTG). Ms. Droste teaches courses and webinars on substantive areas of employment discrimination law, as well as skills such as conducting investigations and legal writing for federal employment law practitioners and EEO counselors. Ms. Droste also writes articles for the FELTG monthly newsletter on current EEOC decisions and practice tips for federal sector cases.
Ms. Droste earned her Juris Doctor with Honors from The George Washington University Law School (GW Law). During her time at GW Law, Ms. Droste was an Articles Editor with The George Washington International Law Review, and received the Phi Delta Phi Award for Excellence in Professional Responsibility, Ethics and Jurisprudence. Ms. Droste also holds a Master of Science in Justice, Law and Society from American University, and she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Boston University.
Ms. Droste is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and the state of Maryland, before the United States District Courts for the District of Columbia and the District of Maryland, and before the United States Courts of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the Fourth Circuit and the Fifth Circuit. She is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), and the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association (MWELA). Ms. Droste is a member of the Board of Directors of the LGBT Bar Association of DC, the NELA Ethics and Sanctions Committee, and the MWELA Bench-Bar Committee. She is also an occasional contributor on employment law issues for Subscript Law.
Preferred pronouns: She/her