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Overview

Megan combines her passion for the environment and skills in environmental law to handle delicate client issues.

Megan confidently handles a variety of legal matters involving environmental permitting and compliance with state and federal environmental laws and regulations. She also takes charge when it comes to health and safety requirements under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Megan represents clients in the agricultural, mining, specialty chemical manufacturing, transportation and energy industries, as well as financial institutions and municipalities.

While in law school, Megan served clerkships with the Southern Environmental Law Center and the U.S. Department of Transportation.


Service

Education

  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School
    • Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law, Articles Editor
    • Environmental Law Policy Annual Review, Senior Managing Editor
    • Dean's List
  • B.A., Washington University in St Louis
    • cum laude
    • Environmental Biology, Minor in Economics
    • Dean's List

Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Environment, Energy and Resources Section, Water Resources Committee, Electronic Communications Vice Chair
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Illinois State Bar Association
Experience
  • Coordinated successful strategy to persuade Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to abandon proposed rule that would have required hardrock mining industry to secure $7 billion in financial assurance.
Outside the Office

Megan, a Canadian native, enjoys exploring St. Louis parks with her running club and visiting the St. Louis Zoo.

Afflicted with an insatiable sweet tooth, Megan also samples the wares of local bakeries and is continually on the search for the best ice cream cone in the city.

Community Leadership

Megan represents Missouri nonprofit organizations on a pro bono basis, helping them with issues related to formation, dissolution, contracts and liability.