Meghan K. Woodsome

mwoodsome@rppmh.com

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Juris Doctor, cum laude
  • Georgetown University: BA in Government, cum laude

Areas of Practice

  • Business Dispute and Litigation
  • Privacy
  • Data Security

Community Involvement

  • Santa Barbara Education Foundation, Chair of Development Committee
  • Member of International Association of Privacy Professionals

Honors

  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (“CIPP-US”) Certificate

Representative Matters

  • Represents investors in civil litigation arising out of long-running Ponzi scheme
  • Represents entrepreneur in eight-figure lawsuit for misappropriation under California Uniform Trade Secrets Act

Meghan Woodsome has developed a broad litigation practice representing clients ranging from multinational corporations to small businesses and individuals. In addition to having experience at the pre-trial, trial, appellate, and settlement stages of litigation, Ms. Woodsome has engaged in extensive motions practice in both state and federal courts. Prior to joining Reicker Pfau, Ms. Woodsome operated her own practice in Santa Barbara.

Meghan Woodsome began her legal career in the San Francisco offices of O’Melveny & Myers LLP, practicing in the firm’s Financial Services Department.  While at O’Melveny, Ms. Woodsome accrued extensive experience in civil litigation and case management while cultivating a substantive focus in data security and privacy.  On the criminal side, Ms. Woodsome worked as a staff attorney in the Santa Barbara County Office of the Public Defender.  Additionally, Ms. Woodsome has experience in the nonprofit realm having worked and consulted for multiple nonprofit institutions.

Meghan obtained both her juris doctor and bachelor’s degrees with honors from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.  As a law student, Ms. Woodsome represented indigent clients in the D.C. Superior Court and before the United States Parole Commission, trying multiple cases against the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia.  She also completed clerkships with the United States Securities & Exchange Commission, the National Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Office of the Public Defender for Alexandria, VA.  Her undergraduate degree was in Government with minors in Spanish and Arabic.

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