Megan Belcher is Vice President and Chief Employment Counsel for ConAgra Foods, Inc. a Fortune 500 Consumer Package Goods company with over 36,000 employees and sales of approximately $18 billion annually. ConAgra Foods is one of the largest packaged food companies in North America and the largest private brand packaged food business in North America, with approximately $4.5 billion in combined annual private brand sales. In addition to its private brand business, ConAgra Foods manufactures and distributes many well-known branded product lines such as Healthy Choice, Orville Redenbacher, Hunt’s, Egg Beaters, PAM, Banquet, Marie Callender’s, and Alexia. ConAgra Foods products can be found in 97% of American households.
In her position she leads the team of attorneys and professionals who handle the labor, employment, benefits, and compensation related legal work for the company, which includes managing all employment litigation and employee related legal matters nationally and internationally. Megan is a member of ConAgra Foods’ HR and Legal Leadership Teams, its Privacy Committee, and its Good for the Community Council.
Prior to joining ConAgra Foods, Megan practiced for six years in the labor and employment department of a large multi-service law firm, defending large corporate clients in their labor and employment litigation matters and providing counseling on human resources matters.
Megan is the Secretary for ACC’s Council of Committees, and is the Immediate Past Chair of the 2012 Committee of the Year award winning Employment and Labor Law Committee. She sits on the Editorial Advisory Board for the ACC Docket and regularly speaks and writes on employment and labor related issues.