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Meghan W. Darby


P. 303.244.1907 | F. 303.244.1879


Meghan Darby represents companies facing wage-and-hour and joint employment class actions and FLSA collective actions. She also defends healthcare providers facing class, mass, and individual medical malpractice and sensitive tort claims. Meghan has taken and defended key depositions and drafted hundreds of motions, including motions to deny class certification, motions for summary judgment, and motions in limine.

Prior to joining WTO, Meghan served a judicial externship in the office of the Hon. J. Michelle Childs in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina. Meghan graduated first in her class from the University of South Carolina School of Law.


  • Obtained decertification of an FLSA conditional collective that had been certified before WTO took over the case. After the decertification decision was issued, lawyers for the plaintiffs conceded that another pending nationwide case—which WTO also was defending—should be decertified as well.
  • Defending a hospital system against multiple individual lawsuits and two class actions related to various allegations concerning negligence.
  • Defeated Rule 23 class certification of state law overtime claims in New Mexico for an international shipping company.
  • Won a motion to dismiss a complaint in favor of a hospital in a medical negligence lawsuit.
  • Won summary judgment for a healthcare provider in a medical malpractice case.
  • Secured a civil rights settlement in a pro bono case for a child with autism.

Publications & Speaking Engagements


  • Ending the School-to-Prison Pipeline in South Carolina through Legislative Reform, 50 J.L. & EDUC. 390 (2021).

Other Experience

South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense,
    Law Clerk
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough,
    Summer Associate
Robinson Gray Stepp & Laffitte,
    Law Clerk

Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors

Pro Bono Director of the Military Spouse J.D. Network

Personal Interests

Listening to true crime podcasts, baking, and traveling.

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