HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry today announced that Megan Martin, Esq. is joining the organization as Vice President and General Counsel.
A seasoned legal and public policy professional with more than three decades of experience, Martin will oversee the PA Chamber’s legal operations and serve on the Government Affairs team, supporting the PA Chamber’s mission to improve Pennsylvania’s economic competitiveness. Serving in this key role, Martin will join the organization’s executive team.
“We are thrilled to welcome Megan to the PA Chamber team as she will serve as Vice President and General Counsel,” said PA Chamber President and CEO Luke Bernstein. “Megan’s extensive legal experience, combined with her vast knowledge of state government, uniquely positions her to play a pivotal role in our ongoing efforts to make Pennsylvania the most competitive state in the nation to do business. Megan is very well-respected by leaders from all political backgrounds, and her dedication to public service and proven track record make her a valuable addition and immediate contributor to our already strong team. We look forward to working with Megan to advance the interests of our members and drive economic growth throughout our Commonwealth.”
Martin’s distinguished legal career includes serving in all three branches of state government, as well as a notable tenure as an attorney for the United States (U.S.) Navy. Martin’s expertise spans administrative law, government contracts, constitutional matters, and a wide range of legal issues. With a unique background that includes serving as the first female Secretary-Parliamentarian of the Pennsylvania Senate, Martin brings a deep understanding of legislative processes and a reputation for fair and impartial conduct. Megan was unanimously elected as Parliamentarian by the Senate five times, which is a true testament to the fair and impartial way that she conducted herself.
“I am excited to join the PA Chamber, an organization widely respected for its commitment to improving Pennsylvania’s economic landscape,” Martin said. “I look forward to playing a key role in navigating legal complexities, promoting pro-growth policies, and ensuring a prosperous future for our communities and our economy. This is a perfect fit given my experience, and I am excited to get started.”
In addition to her experience with the U.S. Navy and Pennsylvania Senate, Megan served in critical roles in the Office of General Counsel for several Gubernatorial administrations. Her national recognition includes the National Conference of State Legislatures’ 2021 Legislative Staff Achievement Award and the 2022 Excellence in Public Service Award from Widener Law Commonwealth. She is also the recipient of numerous merit-based awards for her legal work with the Navy.