Megan Belcher

Senior VP, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary at The Scoular Company

Megan Belcher is senior VP, general counsel, and corporate secretary for The Scoular Company. In her role, she leads the company’s legal team, as well as its communication and brand marketing functions. Prior to joining Scoular, she was a partner in the Kansas City office of Husch Blackwell LLP, which followed nine years with Conagra Brands, where she last served as VP and chief counsel — employment law and compliance. She is also a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional. 

My Articles

Finding a True Reflection: A Guide to Executive Coaching for Lawyers

Because of the powerful impact of coaching on my development, when I speak or write on leadership for lawyers, I often highlight my perspective that coaching is an incredibly powerful tool for lawyers aspiring to lead. However, coaching for lawyers is still uncommon enough that I often get questions about how it works, how it affects lawyers in different stages of their career, and what considerations should be analyzed before undertaking a coaching engagement. In this article, I will demystify the different forms of coaching, and outline the considerations you will want to assess before engaging a coach to assist you in your career development.

Frolic and Detour: Strategically Managing Career Transitions on the Path to In-house Leadership

In this article, we share insight, advice, and techniques from a number of different perspectives so that you can leverage your next in-house career transition. Thoughtfully and intentionally managing these changes — whether self-imposed or foisted upon you — is a critical skillset for those who aspire to sustainably lead in-house.