Megan Holstein

Adjunct Faculty

Bio:
Megan Holstein, Esq., is Vice President of Compliance at ReedGroup. Ms. Holstein provides leadership and effective guidance to ensure Reed Group's software and service products are best in class and compliant with governing law. Specifically, Ms. Holstein's work focuses on the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Ms. Holstein also serves as ReedGroup's in-house employment counsel.

Ms. Holstein co-authored Reed Group's LeaveAdvisor online reference tool and Reed Group's white papers regarding leave as an accommodation under the ADA, absences and accommodations for pregnant employees, medical marijuana's impact on disability and workplace accommodation administration, and paid sick leave laws.

Ms. Holstein's experience in employment law compliance includes in-house counsel with two publicly traded companies and her own consulting and law firm where she provided legal counsel regarding all employment matters, conducted compliance audits, training, and workplace investigations. Prior to her in-house counsel position and consulting firm, Ms. Holstein was in private practice where she represented clients in state and federal courts and agency proceedings in all areas of employment law.

Ms. Holstein received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Colorado School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Illinois at Chicago where she graduated with highest honors and received Phi Beta Kappa.

Ms. Holstein is admitted to practice in Colorado and New York. She volunteers her time at Peak to Peak Charter School, a nationally ranked top-100 school, where she has served as a board member and board president as well as a member of the following committees: curriculum, accountability, and hiring and organizational development. Ms. Holstein is a former planning commissioner for the Town of Erie, Colorado.