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Meghan C. Lewallen



Meghan is an experienced litigator with over ten years of civil litigation and trial experience.  Meghan focuses her practice on general business litigation matters, real estate and professional liability defense, and disputes involving misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of non-compete agreements, and infringement of intellectual property rights.  She also represents a variety of companies defending personal injury and product liability claims throughout the United States.
Meghan 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 in state and federal court.  Her 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.  She has been named to The Best Lawyers in America “Ones to Watch” and to the Ohio Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” lists.


    • Part of national trial counsel team handling a broad mix of litigation for America’s largest family-owned and operated food and hospitality provider with a fleet of over 1,300 semi-trucks and box trucks operating in 38 states.
    • Represents both plaintiffs and defendants in business litigation matters.
    • Represents residential real estate brokerages in real estate and professional liability defense litigation. 
    • Represents transportation companies in catastrophic accident litigation.
    • Represented a plaintiff in an action to enforce a non-complete agreement.
    • Represented a plaintiff in an action involving misappropriation of trade secrets by a former employee.
    • Assisted in representation of a winery in an action brought under the Ohio Alcoholic Beverages Franchise Act.
    • Seasoned trial counsel with rich second-chair experience.
    • Extensive experience participating in negotiations and mediations.
    • Selected and served as an arbitrator in a matter involving personal injury.
    • 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 State University College of Law/CSU College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2013
    • Miami University, B.S., 2010


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

    • John M. Manos, Inn of Court—Associate (2023-Present)
    • FDCC Ladder Down Cleveland—Committee (2024); Member (Class of 2023)
    • Magnificat Blue Streak Barristers—Member (2022-Present)
    • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association—Member (2015-Present); Litigation Section (2022-Present); Women in Law Section (2022-Present)
    • Ohio State Bar Association—Member (2013-Present)

    Community Involvement

    • Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Association—Board of Trustees (2021-Present); Mentor-Mentee Program Section Chair (2022-Present)
    • First Tee - Cleveland—Ambassador Committee (2019-Present); Membership Co-Chair (2021-Present)
    • West Side Catholic Center—Associate Board (2019-2023)
    • Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys—Board of Directors (2019-2022); Treasurer (2022)
    • Named to The Best Lawyers in America “Ones to Watch” list (2023-2024)
    • Named to the Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars list (2016-2023)
    • Named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 list (2021-2023)
    • "Service of Process by E-Mail and Other Alternative Methods Authorized Under Federal Law," Frantz Ward Litigation Blog Post (August 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

    • “Competency Requirements for Expert Testimony Under Ohio Law” Magnificat Blue Streak Barristers 2022 CLE (October 2022)