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Overview

Meghann is a problem solver who defends clients in complex commercial litigation matters.

Meghann draws on broad experience with a wide variety of litigation, from construction defect to employment suits to medical malpractice, in industries as diverse as transportation, construction and healthcare. With her excellent public speaking, communication and negotiation skills, the commercial litigation practice area is an ideal fit for her.

At Husch Blackwell, Meghann works with clients in multiple industries; however, she has a special focus on clients in financial services and capital markets, including banks, mortgage lenders and insurance companies. Prior to pursuing a legal career, Meghann studied accountancy: while her desire to utilize her writing skills soon sent her to law school, her previous degree provided a solid foundation for understanding clients’ numbers-driven world.

As a litigator, Meghann has a reputation for picking apart every detail of a case. She plans out a full defense and trial strategy from the very beginning, aiming to undercut as many plaintiff claims as possible. Meghann is known for her oral argument skills in the courtroom and is also a gifted negotiator in settlements: with a dedication to upfront communication with clients, she aims to ensure that clients understand any weaknesses in their cases, settling early if necessary.

Meghann’s goal is always to offer clients problem-solving options that will fit their goals and business needs.

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Education

  • J.D., University of Mississippi School of Law
    • magna cum laude
    • Mississippi Law Journal
    • Moot Court Board
  • B.Accy., University of Mississippi
    • magna cum laude

Admissions

  • Texas
  • Mississippi
  • Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • State Bar of Texas
  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Women Lawyers Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Defense Research Institute, Women in the Law Committee
Experience
  • Managed the defense of personal injury, labor and employment, medical malpractice and construction defect suits.
  • Obtained partial summary judgment on portion of direct liability claims against commercial motor carrier as well as on gross negligence claims against commercial motor carrier and its driver.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of improperly joined commercial motor carrier.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of roofing company involving sub-contractor's personal injury at worksite.
  • Obtained favorable Daubert ruling concerning plaintiff's sole retained expert on liability.
  • Assisted with the defense of product liability suits for a large commercial trucking manufacturer.
  • Assisted trial counsel in obtaining defense verdict on behalf of large healthcare provider.
  • Obtained summary judgment in three premises liability cases.
Outside the Office

Meghann loves to be active, whether she’s out for a run, taking a walk with her family or riding her Peloton. She also enjoys cheering on the Ole Miss Rebels during football and baseball season with her husband, Josh, and daughter, Maren.

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