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Meaghan describes herself as an “unapologetic advocate” who will be upfront and honest with clients and thoroughly prepared on the law and facts of her cases.  She focuses her practice on corporate governance disputes, breaches of fiduciary duties, covenant not to compete litigation, and transportation and product liability defense.  She also has experience handling criminal defense and attorney discipline matters.

While in law school at Indiana University Maurer School of Law, she mediated cases through the Viola J. Taliaferro Family and Children Mediation Clinic. She was also Managing Editor for the Indiana Law Journal, president of the Christian Legal Society, a volunteer advocate for the Protective Order Project, a member of Phi Alpha Delta and a member of the Women's Law Caucus. Meaghan also spent two years as a law clerk for the Monroe County Prosecutor's Office.

Career Highlights

Representative Cases and Achievements

  • Samuel D. Pitman et al. v. SDP Manufacturing, Inc. et al., following a bench trial the Delaware Circuit Court granted judgment on all of Plaintiffs' claims in favor of BGD's clients in a closely-held corporation dispute involving claims of breach of fiduciary duty, constructive fraud, and an accounting that included a claim for more than $14,000,000 in damages
  • Raab v. Kent W. Abernathy and the Indiana BMV, 49D11-1310-PL-038001 (Marion Superior Court 11), defense of Indiana BMV in class action seeking damages for alleged overcharge of fees paid by Indiana motorists
  • Burg v. Steelman Transportation, Inc., et al., 20D01-1203-CT-00043 (Elkhart Superior Court 1), defense of Landstar in wrongful death claim related to transportation of wind tower components
  • AEP Generating Company v. Lawrenceburg Municipal Utilities et al. (S.D. Ind. 2015), represent municipal utility in contract and rate dispute litigation concerning the consumption of power by a natural gas peaking power plant inside an exclusive electric service territory
  • HCO, Inc. v. First Samuel Missionary Baptist Church, following an arbitration through the American Arbitration Association, obtained and collected judgment for architect on claims regarding amounts due to architect pursuant to modified contract, agreements to various phases of construction, and changes in scope of construction project
  • Boehringer v. Weber, 2. N.E.3d 807 (Ind. Ct. App. 2014), trans. denied, 2014 Ind. LEXIS 726 (Sept. 18, 2014), Representing 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

 **Disclaimer: These cases are illustrative only of the types of cases handled. These cases do not demonstrate past performance or predict future success.

Awards

  • Selected for inclusion in the Indiana Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list in the field of Business Litigation, 2015-2018
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Julia Lamber Student Clinician Award, 2010

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

  • Indianapolis Bar Foundation, Board of Directors, 2017 - Present
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Division, Go Green Committee, 2013-present
    • Attorney Networking, Section Committee, 2013-present
    • Indianapolis Bar Foundation, Gala Planning Committee, 2014
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana

Former Employment

  • Monroe County Prosecutor’s Office, Law Clerk, 2008-2010
  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP, summer associate, 2009

Community Involvement

Civic and Charitable Involvement

  • Child Advocates, Board of Directors, 2013-2017
  • Coburn Place Safe Haven
    • Development and Marketing Committee, 2011-present
    • Blue Breakfast Committee, 2012
  • American Red Cross Young Professionals Board, 2016 - Present
  • Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic, volunteer, 2018

Media

Contributions & Published Works

Events

Presentations

  • "Attorney-Client Privilege: Do's and Don'ts," Indianapolis Bar Association, October 26, 2017
  • “Surprise! Your Communications Aren't Privileged After All,” Indiana State Bar Association’s Brown Bag Series, August 25, 2017

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Indiana University, B.A., Political Science and Criminal Justice, highest distinction, 2007
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2010

  • Indiana, 2010
    U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 2010
    U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, 2010
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