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Megan Toomer
Equal Justice Works Fellow

Megan Toomer

Equal Justice Works Fellow sponsored by King & Spalding and The Clorox Company

Megan Toomer joined SCHR’s Impact Litigation Unit in September 2023 as an Equal Justice Works Fellow sponsored by King & Spalding and The Clorox Company. Her work focuses on parole advocacy in Alabama.

Megan received her J.D. from Emory University School of Law in May 2023. There, she interned at the DeKalb County Public Defender’s Office, SCHR, the Federal Defender Program for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Legal Aid, Georgia Justice Project, and the Georgia Appleseed Center for Law and Justice.

While in law school, Megan volunteered at the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, the Family Equality Council, and the International Refugee Assistance Project. She also competed in the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. Upon graduation, she received the Pro Bono Publico award for her commitment to public service.

Before law school, Megan worked for the Alliance for Refugee Youth Support and Education and volunteered with Jewish Family and Community Services. She also volunteered with the Petey Greene Program, where she tutored incarcerated students seeking their High School Equivalency Diploma. Megan received her B.A. in Political Science and African Studies from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.