Megan Gyongyos

Senior Trial Lawyer
Licensed in: CA


Megan Gyongyos is a dedicated senior trial lawyer at Carpenter & Zuckerman with a robust career spanning nearly a decade. Specializing in civil rights, personal injury, and wrongful death cases, Megan has made her mark in California’s state and federal courts, demonstrating an unwavering commitment to achieving justice for her clients.

Before her tenure at Carpenter & Zuckerman, Megan immersed herself in civil rights litigation, specifically focusing on excessive force cases against law enforcement. She second-chaired 15 significant trials in California’s state and federal courts, which provided her with a comprehensive skill set in civil litigation and a deep understanding of the justice system. Megan’s advocacy helped bring solace and compensation to families affected by police brutality, fueling her drive to support individuals through pivotal legal challenges.

At Carpenter & Zuckerman, Megan continues her mission to represent those harmed by others’ negligence or misconduct. Her transition has only deepened her resolve to fight for her clients, applying the same enthusiasm and expertise she’s known for in her civil rights work to a broader range of personal injury cases.

Originally from Arizona, Megan ventured to California for law school and quickly embraced Los Angeles as her new home. Beyond her legal pursuits, she finds joy in exploring new destinations, cherishing time with loved ones, and engaging in the vibrant culture and community of her adopted city.


Megan’s legal acumen is backed by an impressive academic record. She graduated summa cum laude from Southwestern Law School, where she was a Lead Articles Editor for the Southwestern Law Review, reflecting her leadership and legal scholarship. Her undergraduate years were spent at Arizona State University, where she also excelled, graduating summa cum laude.