Megan A. Suehiro’s practice focuses on complex business litigation and class action defense. She has experience in all phases of litigation, including fact investigation, discovery, motions practice, and trial. Megan has appeared before state and federal courts, and has second-chaired three bench trials, securing complete judgment on behalf of the client in all three.
Megan is a member of the firm’s Class Action Working Group, and has experience representing clients in products liability, financial services, and consumer class actions.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Megan was admitted to the partnership of the largest law firm in Hawaii.
While in law school, Megan was a Dean’s Scholar and served as a judicial extern to Judge Susan Oki Mollway, former Chief Judge of the US District Court for the District of Hawaii.
Representation of digital marketplace for home improvement services in action challenging television, radio, and online advertising practices
Representation of consumer product manufacturers with regard to alleged false advertising and deception claims
Representation of online home services platform in action challenging adjustments to advertising service offerings
Representation of retailers in putative class actions alleging privacy violations in connection with web-based consumer activity
Representation of home goods retailer in putative class actions alleging invasion of privacy, unjust enrichment, and violations of state unfair competition and privacy laws
Representation of a retailer in defense of class actions alleging false pricing practices in violation of various consumer protection statutes
Representation of a national bank in defense of multiple class actions alleging breaches of statutory and common law claims in connection with Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program loans pursuant to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
Secured complete dismissal on behalf of global travel technology company in putative class action asserting violations of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act
Represented financial institutions in putative class actions alleging unfair and deceptive acts and practices in violation of state statute
Represented manufacturer of cryogenic storage tanks in putative class action asserting product liability claims
Georgetown University Law Center, 2011, J.D.
University of California, Los Angeles, 2006, B.A., cum laude
US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
US District Court for the Central District of California
US District Court for the Northern District of California
US District Court for the District of Hawaii
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Law Firm of the Year, Securities Regulation, US News/Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2019)
Director, Hawaii State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division (2014–2015)
Director, Community Helping Schools (2012–2017)
Member, Hawaii State Bar Association
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Alliance
Executive Editor, Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics