Megan Peitzke, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Subrogation Department, will be receiving The Lawrence J. Blake Award from the Beverly Hills Bar Association (BHBA) Barristers. Megan served as Secretary of the BHBA Barristers Board of Governors from 2011 to 2013 and has served as a Barristers Board member since 2007. She was recently elected to the BHBA Board of Governors for a two-year term.
The Lawrence J. Blake Award represents dedication, enthusiasm and the desire to help others and to make a difference. It was first given in 1985 and was established to help foster greater awareness and recognition of Barristers activities and accomplishments. The award is given to recognize a Barrister for their dedication to the community.
Megan joined Cozen O’Connor’s Los Angeles office in 2010. Since 2010, she has litigated commercial matters and focuses her practice in the areas of products liability, subrogation and recovery.
Megan graduated from University of Southern California with B.A. degrees in political science and philosophy in 1999. She obtained her law degree from Pepperdine University School of Law in 2003, where she served as lead articles editor for Pepperdine Law Review, in which her article, "The Fate of 'Unremovable' Aliens Before and After September 11, 2001: The Supreme Court's Presumptive Six-Month Limit to Post-Removal Period Detention (Zadvydas v. Davis, 533 U.S. 678, 2001),", was published (30 Pepperdine Law Review 769-814, 2003).