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Meghan C. Lewallen

Associate

Overview

Meghan is an experienced litigator with over nine years of civil litigation and trial experience. She began her career serving the plaintiffs’ bar and is well-versed in all stages of litigation including researching and analyzing complex legal issues, navigating discovery, and advocating on behalf of clients in hearings, trial, and appeals.  Meghan’s experience presents a unique perspective and distinct advantage when identifying and analyzing risks and developing strategies and solutions for her clients. Meghan earned her J.D., cum laude, from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and her B.S. from Miami University.



Practices

    • Selected and served as an arbitrator in a matter involving personal injury.
    • Successfully advocated on behalf of clients in Ohio’s Eighth and Third Appellate Districts.
    • Seasoned trial counsel with rich second-chair experience.
    • Extensive experience participating in negotiations and mediations.
    • Represented individuals that suffered catastrophic injuries or death as a result of medical negligence.
    • Developed and prosecuted high exposure medical negligence and wrongful death claims against major health systems and health care professionals.
  • Education

    • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2013
    • Miami University, B.S., 2010

    Admissions

    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio and Southern District of Ohio
    • State of Ohio
  • Professional Affiliations

    • Magnificat Blue Streak Barristers—Member (2022)
    • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association—Member (2015-Present); Litigation Section (2022); Women in Law Section (2022)

    Community Involvement

    • West Side Catholic Center—Associate Board (2019-Present)
    • First Tee - Cleveland—Ambassadors Committee (2019-Present); Membership Co-Chair (2021-Present)
    • Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys—Board of Directors (2019-2022); Treasurer (2022)
    • Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Association—Board of Trustees (2021-Present); Mentor-Mentee Program Section Chair (2022-2023)
    • Named to the Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars list (2016-2022)
    • Named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 list (2021-2023)
    • Named to The Best Lawyers in America “Ones to Watch” list (2023)
    • Cloud Computing: A Lawyer’s Ethical Duty to Act with Reasonable Care When Storing Client Confidences “In the Cloud”, Cleveland State Law Review, February 2013

    • Connecting to Millennial & iGen Jurors, CATA News, Winter 2019-2020

    • Adapting to the Pandemic, CATA News, Winter 2020-2021

    • Ohio House Bill 606: Civil Immunity Related to COVID-19 Lawsuits, CATA News, Spring 2021