Meg Walsh serves as Corporate Responsibility Partner for Holland & Knight. She manages the firm's corporate responsibility efforts, which include its pro bono legal service practice, which invested more than $45 million in free legal service in 2018. Her oversight also includes the firm's community service initiatives, which support more than 100 nonprofits and schools at over 100 volunteer events each year through the firm's 9/11 Day of Service and Opening Doors for Children programs. She also manages the firm's charitable giving in collaboration with the Holland & Knight Charitable Foundation, which together invest more than $2 million each year in community organizations.
Ms. Walsh was previously a member of the firm's Corporate, Nonprofit and Education teams and has advised nonprofits, social enterprises and businesses on corporate governance, transactions, institutional funds and legislation. Prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. Walsh was an associate at a venture capital firm where she focused on the business models, capital structure and governance of emerging companies. She worked closely with the leadership and boards of directors of the firm's portfolio companies.
Ms. Walsh is a member of the Thomson Reuters Foundation's TrustLaw Pro Bono Council and works closely with TrustLaw, Lawyers Alliance for New York and the Exponentum network to advance the provision of legal services to nonprofits and social enterprises.
In addition, Ms. Walsh is an advocate for vulnerable, migrant and enslaved children through Holland & Knight's work with Kids in Need of Defense, the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the Grace Farms Foundation and Unchain. She has served on the boards of MetroLacrosse and Harlem Lacrosse, and has volunteered with students at the Brooklyn Preparatory High School, Boston Renaissance Charter School and the Josiah Quincy Lower School through Holland & Knight's Opening Doors for Children program. Ms. Walsh has three young children who are the inspiration for her work.
Please note that email communications to the firm through this website do not create an attorney-client relationship between you and the firm. Do not send any privileged or confidential information to the firm through this website. Click "accept" below to confirm that you have read and understand this notice.