Since joining the firm in 2007, Meg has concentrated her practice in business litigation, attorney ethics, appeals, construction law and media law. Meg has assisted clients and taken leadership roles in litigation in both federal and state courts in claims involving multi-million dollar contract disputes, shareholder liability, construction defects, real estate transactions, enforcement of employee non-competition provisions, defamation, inter-governmental disputes, and administrative enforcement and licensing. Meg also works with clients to develop business-wise strategies for compliance obligations and managing risk.

Meg was recognized by the Indiana Lawyer Leadership in the Law Awards as an "Up and Coming Lawyer" in 2012. Meg currently sits on the Indianapolis Public Schools budget committee. She is an active member of the Indianapolis Bar Association and served on the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Women in the Law Division Executive Committee through 2014 and the Bar Leader Series Steering Committee through 2014. She is also involved with several community and political organizations and served on the board of directors of Trusted Mentors, Inc., an organization that provides mentoring to individuals at risk of homelessness, from 2007-2013, serving as board chair from 2010-2013.

Some of Meg’s more recent presentations and publications include: "Technology and Ethics" (Association of Corporate Counsel, November 7, 2014); "Questions to Ask About Your Estate Plan and Business Succession After Divorce" (Indiana Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association, October 2013; Michael Kohlhaas, co-author); “At the Intersection of Family Law & Estate Planning” (The Indiana Lawyer, November 6, 2013); and “Responsibilities of the ‘Off-Duty’ Lawyer: Are you playing by the rules?” (AFCC Conference, November 22, 2013).

Meg is proficient in Spanish and served as a member of the United Nations Election Protection Delegation, monitoring the polls in El Salvador’s 2004 National Election.

Practice Areas

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division Go Green Committee (2009-2010); Women and the Law Division Executive Committee (2011-present); Bar Leader Series Class X Steering Committee
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Constitution Society
  • Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors Association, Associate Member

Civic and Charitable Involvement

  • Indianapolis Public Schools, Budget Committee Member, 2014-present
  • Women’s Fund of Central Indiana, OPTIONS Class Member, 2014
  • Mickey's Camp for Women, Attendee, 2009 and 2013
  • Trusted Mentors, Inc., President, 2010-2013; Member, 2007-2013

Honors & Awards

  • College Mentor For Kids Inspire Award Winner, Accounting, Legal and Finance Category, 2014
  • Indiana Lawyer Leadership in Law program - Up and Coming Lawyer, 2012
  • Selected for inclusion in the Indiana Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list, 2012-2013
  • Indianapolis Bar Association Bar Leader Series, Class VIII
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Jump Scholarship (full tuition to IU Mauer School of Law)
  • National Telecommunications Moot Court Competition, Coach

Representative Cases & Achievements

  • Country Contractors, Inc., et al. v. A Westside Storage of Indianapolis, Inc., Cause No. 32A01-1304-CC-00155 (Appeal of judgment piercing the corporate veil against the shareholders of a closely-held corporation)
  • In Re Mandate of Funds for Center Township of Marion County Small Claims Court Order for Mandate and Mandate of Funds, Cause No. 49S00-1207-MR-420 (Original action in the Indiana Supreme Court to secure funding for small claims court operations and address separation of powers issues resulting from township management of court operations)
  • Boehringer v. Weber, 2. N.E.3d 807 (Ind. Ct. App. 2014), trans. denied, 2014 Ind. LEXIS 726 (Sept. 18, 2014) (Represented appellees in appeal of defense jury verdict)
  • William E. Boehringer, et al. v. Gregory J. Weber, et al., Cause No. 29D03-0904-PL-1519 (Week-long jury trial; Defense of fraud claims related to the sale of home in which buyers allegedly discovered construction defects and mold)
  • State of Indiana Ex. Rel. Indiana State Bar Association v. United Financial Systems Corporation, Inc. et al., 926 N.E.2d 8 (Ind. 2010) (Enforcement of rule against the unauthorized practice of law)
  • Lake County Assessor v. BP Products North America, Inc., 2010 Ind. Tax LEXIS 25 (Appeal of increased personal property tax assessment)
  • CanaRx Services, Inc. v. LIN Television Corporation, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 42236 (S.D. Ind.) (Defense of defamation claim)

Contributions & Published Works

Articles

Events

Presentations

  • "Technology and Ethics" ACC, November 7, 2014
  • "Ethical Termination of the Attorney-Client Relationship" Indianapolis Bar Association, October 14, 2014
  • "Pardon the Interruption: Ethics!" Masters Series Conference, 2014
  • "Ethics: Terminating a Client Relationship," Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, May 8, 2014
  • "Multijurisdictional Practice and Unauthorized Practice of Law for In-House Counsel," ACC, April 29, 2014
  • “Responsibilities of the ‘Off-Duty’ Lawyer: Are you playing by the rules?” AFCC Conference, Nov. 22, 2013
  • "At the Intersection of Family Law & Estate Planning (Indianapolis)," The Indiana Lawyer, November 6, 2013
  • Moderator, "PTI: Ethics!" ICLEF Masters Series Summer ConferenceTM, July 25, 2013
  • “How to Ethically Terminate Client Relationships,” ICLEF, January 19, 2012
  • “Social Media Ethics: Proper Social Media Conduct,” December 2011
  • “Unauthorized Practice of Law: Pitfalls for Practicing Lawyers and Other Professionals,” October 20, 2011
  • "Good Policies Now to Protect Your Business In the Future — Tips for Keeping Litigation Costs Low,” July 2011
  • "Practice of Law: Pitfalls for Practicing Lawyers and Other Professionals," October 6, 2010
 
 
 
 
 
 

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