Meghan Lang is a mediator, collaborative attorney, coach, and mother. She practices mediation, group facilitation, and individual conflict coaching. Meghan has devoted her career to helping people be heard and treated fairly. In 2011, Meghan became a certified mediator and began focusing her practice on alternative dispute resolution. In 2014, she joined forces with former colleague and friend, Anne Mania, to launch North Star Mediation Partners LLP, serving clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to her private mediation practice, Meghan volunteers for SEEDS Community Resolution Center, a nonprofit serving the Alameda County area. Meghan serves as a community mediator, a coach for mediators-in-training, and a court-based mediator in the Civil Harassment Court of Alameda County, mediating emotionally charged cases in which one party is seeking a restraining order.
Before launching a dedicated mediation practice, Meghan worked as a public interest attorney. She graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University and was admitted to the California Bar in 2002 after receiving her J.D. from UCLA School of Law, Public Interest Law and Policy Program. Awarded an Equal Justice Works Fellowship, Meghan worked at the National Center for Youth Law in Oakland, where she designed and implemented the Juvenile Mental Health Court Project to secure services and benefits for adjudicated youth, working closely with judges, prosecutors, public defenders, and service providers in a collaborative court setting. At Rosen, Bien, Galvan & Grunfeld LLP, Meghan litigated civil rights class actions and individual cases designed to end unconstitutional and abusive conditions endured by California’s parolees and prisoners. Meghan worked to protect consumers and businesses from illegal price fixing and monopolistic schemes at Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP. Meghan also served as adjunct faculty at the University of California at Berkeley School of Law.
Meghan is a member of the State Bar of California, the Bar Association of San Francisco, Alameda County Bar Association, and the Berkeley-Albany Bar Association. She also an member of Collaborative Practice East Bay (CPEB), the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP), and the Association for Dispute Resolution of Northern California.
Meghan volunteers as a mediator and coach with SEEDS Community Resolution Center in Berkeley and Community Boards in San Francisco. She served on the Board of Directors at Children’s Community Center, on the Berkeley Transportation Commission, and on the BUSD School Governance Council.