Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP is pleased to announce that partner, Megan Knowlton Balne, has been elected to serve as Secretary of the Burlington County Bar Association. The BCBA was founded in 1932, and continues to bring the legal professionals in Burlington County together through continuing legal education programs, events and bench bar conferences. Balne has served as a Trustee for the BCBA for the past three years and has chaired the Business Corporate Law Subcommittee, and has served as a speaker and moderator for CLE courses on employment law and women’s history. “I’m very much looking forward to serving BCBA as an officer, and I am thrilled to continue to work with my colleagues to increase engagement and continue the great work of the bar association,” Balne explains. Megan will be sworn in June 3 at the Annual Installation Dinner.
Megan leads the Employment Law Group at Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP, and devotes her practice to helping businesses stay compliant and grow sustainably. Megan is a graduate of Rutgers University School of Law-Camden (J.D., magna cum laude, 2010) and Ramapo College (B.A. summa cum laude, 2007). In 2019, Megan received the New Jersey State Bar Association Professional Achievement Award, and in 2020, Megan was recognized as a 40 Under 40 Award Recipient by NJ Biz. Most recently, Megan was recognized by South Jersey Biz in its “2021 Women to Watch” feature.
Megan can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (856) 355-2936.