Megan Meier

Partner

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Megan litigates commercial disputes and represents defamation plaintiffs fighting reputational attacks by the media.

Megan is a seasoned attorney with eight years of experience in every aspect of the litigation process, from pre-suit client advising and briefing to discovery, trial, and appeal.  She began her legal career at Kirkland & Ellis, where she worked extensively with the founding partners of Clare Locke LLP.

Megan has worked on numerous defamation matters, securing corrections and retractions of damaging falsehoods about Fortune 500 companies and high-profile individuals.  She has also represented companies and boards of directors faced with shareholder litigation, including Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority v. Volgenau, et al., in which the Delaware Supreme Court affirmed the grant of summary judgment to SRA International, Inc. following a $1.8 billion merger with Providence Equity Partners.  In addition, Megan has years of experience litigating commercial property insurance coverage disputes on behalf of Nationwide Insurance Company and its affiliates.  She has also advised nonprofit organizations regarding incorporation, tax-exempt status, and corporate governance.

Megan was named a 2016 Washington DC “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine.

  • Commonwealth of Virginia
  • State of Illinois
  • District of Columbia
  • Eastern District of Virginia
  • Presenter, Kirkland Institute of Trial Advocacy Summer Program, Direct Examinations and Cross Examinations
  • “The Carried Interest Controversy: The U.S. and U.K. Reform Movements of 2007,” Tax Notes International vol. 50, no. 3 (April 21, 2008

EDUCATION

University of Michigan Law School,
J.D., 2008

University of Michigan, B.A.,
With Distinction, 2003


PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Senior Associate, Clare Locke LLP, 2014-2016

Associate, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, 2008-2014