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Meghan Natenson
Meghan Natenson
Senior Associate — Complex Commercial Litigation
Senior Associate — Complex Commercial Litigation

Meghan Natenson

Meghan Natenson
San Francisco

555 Mission Street
Suite 2000
San Francisco, California 94105

Meghan Natenson

Commercial Litigation

  • Represented the Special Litigation Committee of a public technology company in connection with allegations of insider trading by senior executives, in response to shareholder derivative lawsuits

  • Represented companies and boards of directors in securities and business tort litigation brought by activist shareholders that resulted in favorable settlements

  • Represented biotechnology company in contractual dispute, and obtained multi-million dollar award in arbitration

  • Represented private retail business and its executive management team in derivative action and offensive countersuit involving co-investors, and concerning issues of fraud, contract and fiduciary violations; obtained summary disposition eliminating majority of liability exposure, and litigated remaining issues through arbitration hearing

  • Represents transportation company in putative class actions pending in federal court, as well as individual actions pending in state court

  • Represents shareholder activist in pending federal securities litigation

  • Represented company in connection with internal investigation into data breach

  • Represented the audit committee of a public company in Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission investigations concerning alleged FCPA violations in the Middle East

  • Represented a Silicon Valley-based technology company in government investigations concerning alleged FCPA violations

  • Won grants of asylum for several individuals before USCIS and Immigration Court, including serving as first chair in merits hearing

  • Represented individual in appeal of Board of Immigration Appeals decision


  • University of California – Berkeley, J.D., 2016
  • University of California – Berkeley, B.A., 2012
  • Judicial clerk to The Honorable Susan Illston, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, 2017–2018
  • Judicial fellow to The Honorable William H. Orrick, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, 2016–2017
  • Selected to the Northern California Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2023
  • California
  • United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of California
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Ninth Circuits
  • United States Supreme Court