Megan Wachspress is a lawyer from California who won a streak on the Jeopardy show on Tuesday June 14, 2022. She competed with Eric Ahasic, who brought the trip and winning streak from his last six games of the week, and another colleague named Barry Margulies.
Eric Ahasic, who has maintained his position on the Jeopardy show for the past two weeks, lost the bet and lost the position by just $2 to Megan. Megan is now in the headlines and has become the new internet sensation because of her new wins. She’s in the spotlight now, and audiences are excited to see just how much she’ll make from start to finish.
Megan Wachspress is a Staff Attorney with the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign, where she utilizes a combination of litigation and policy advocacy strategies to accelerate the closure and prevent the construction of coal- and gas-fired power plants.
Megan Wachspress Jeopardy Journey
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 brought a big day for attorney Megan as she surpassed the two-week winner by $2. Eric Ahasic, a weather forecaster from Minneapolis, Minnesota, entered Tuesday’s game as the returning champion while continuing the amount of his previous six games, which is $160,601. The first Jeopardy round ended with $5,000 from Eric Ahasic, $4,600 from Margulies and Megan in third place with $1,800.
In the double jeopardy, the three contestants went in different directions and competed fiercely with each other. Eric bagged the winning amount of $18,600 while Wachspress and Margulies won $10,000 and $9,000 respectively. During the Final Jeopardy, only Megan Wachspress could get the answer right and won the final prize of $17,201, which was a staggering $2 more than Eric Ahasic, who won the Final Jeopardy for $17,199. Also, Eric lost the $1,401 he had wagered on the game.
Megan Wachspress Biography
|Real name||Megan Wachspress|
|Date of birth||1980s|
|Age (as of 2022)||40s|
|residence||Berkely, California, United States|
|University||University of California, University of Chicago and Yale Law School|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 4” – in centimeters – 163 cm|
|weight||in kilograms – 58kg – in pounds – 127 pounds|
Megan Wachspress Family
|Who is Megan Wachspress’s husband?||–|
Megan Wachspress is around 35 to 40 years old as she hasn’t given exact birth dates. According to her LinkedIn profile, it is confirmed that she is a graduate student from the University of California, the University of Chicago and Yale Law School.
She received her PhD from Yale Law School (2012-2015), went to the University of Chicago for a Bachelor of Science in mathematics and political science (2002-2006), and finally earned her PhD from the University of Philosophy in California, Berkeley.
Megan Wachspress Career
Megan began her career in 2015 when she was first appointed as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Supreme Court of California, where she served for at least a year. She later worked for an additional year from August 2016 to July 2017 as a clerk at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Megan has led a number of private practice and associate positions at Altshuler Berzon LLP (January 2018-December 2019), Adjunct Professor of Law – part-time at Santa Clara University School of Law (August 2021-December 2021) and most recently joined as an associate at Sierra Club.
She previously worked as an Associate Attorney in Oakland, California. Before joining the Sierra Club, Megan was the facilitator for the various employees, unions and non-profit organizations at a boutique public interest firm in San Francisco.
Since she’s getting her Ph.D. in philosophy, she has also taught various courses in the legal departments of San Quentin Prison. She has also performed some of her duties as an author and co-author for the various articles published in the Yale Journal of Law.
According to her brief bio on the official Sierra Club site, Megan Wachspress enjoyed her free time with her young daughter playing in the playground. She loves hiking and camping, but when she is with her daughter, she enjoys spending time with her only daughter at the playground.
So it is certain that Megan is married, but she has not given any indication of her husband and marriage details. At the moment it is not known what Megan’s husband is doing.
Megan Wachspress Net Worth
Certainly, employed attorney Megan earns a good income as she has various jobs that only lead to legal documentation work and law practice. At the moment, Megan’s estimated net worth is around $2.5 million, which is enough to get her fame and name in the industry.