Meghan E. Siket

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Meghan E. SiketAdjunct Professor of LawAttorney at Law

Contact Information

msiket@wckslaw.comWhelan, Corrente, Kinder & Siket, LLP

Meghan's practice is focused primarily in the representation of employers with respect to all aspects of employment law, higher education law and related litigation.  Meghan regularly provides advice to clients on employee hiring and employment agreements, terminations and severance agreements, drafting and updating employer handbooks and policies, compliance with leave laws (ADA, FMLA, TCI, etc.), labor relations, non-competition and confidentiality issues, and she conducts related employee and management training.

Meghan defends clients in state and federal courts and agencies, including the RICHR and EEOC, the RIDLT and DOL, in employment matters such as wage and hour disputes and employment discrimination and sexual harassment.

Meghan also represents institutions of higher education with respect to education law issues, including updating and drafting school policies and procedures, and handling disputes and litigation arising under state and federal employment and education laws, including Section 504, ADA, Title VII and Title IX, the Clery Act and FERPA.

Courses Taught

LAW.819Employment Discrimination

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Course Description

An analysis of selected problems in the law of employment discrimination. Topics will be selected that address the historical, economic, and social dimensions and implications of the problem of employment discrimination. Included will be coverage of federal statutory prohibitions of discrimination in employment, the procedures for enforcement, standards of proof, and remedies for violation of applicable law.

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Elective

Course Credits

3.0

Course Degree

Juris DoctorMaster of Studies in Law
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Course Types

We have classified RWU Law classes under the following headers. One of the following course types will be attached to each course which will allow students to narrow down their search while looking for classes.

Core Course

Students in the first and second year are required to take classes covering the following aspects of the law—contracts, torts, property, criminal law, civil procedure, and constitutional law, evidence, and professional responsibility.  Along with these aspects, the core curriculum will develop legal reasoning skills.

Elective

After finishing the core curriculum the remaining coursework toward the degree is completed through upper level elective courses.  Students can choose courses that peak their interests or courses that go along with the track they are following.

Seminar

Seminars are classes where teachers and small groups of students focus on a specific topic and the students complete a substantial research paper.

Clinics/Externships

Inhouse Clinics and Clinical Externships legal education is law school training in which students participate in client representation under the supervision of a practicing attorney or law professor.  RWU Law's Clinical Programs offer unique and effective learning opportunities and the opportunity for practical experience while still in law school.