Meghan Cloud

Counsel

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Education
  • University of Virginia School of Law, JD, Virginia Law Review, 2004
  • Princeton University, AB, cum laude, 1994
Admissions
  • West Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
Affiliations

Board Member, Charlottesville Scholarship Program

Member, Charlottesville-Albemarle Bar Association

Member, Virginia State Bar

Member, American Bar Association

Member, Vendor Appeals Board, City of Charlottesville

Meghan has represented corporations in state and federal courts in products liability cases and commercial litigation since beginning her career with McGuireWoods in 2004. Her work with manufacturers and in the oil & gas, banking, communications, and transportation industries has involved disputes regarding construction and other contracts, premises liability, and ERISA and real estate matters. She has developed subspecialties in food safety, laws applicable to municipal airports and public authorities, and risk management for retirement communities.

Meghan’s community involvement has included service on non-profit boards, membership in local philanthropic organizations, grassroots activism, and extensive pro bono work. Before attending law school, she spent a number of years in the publishing industry.

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Meghan M Cloud
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310 Fourth Street, N.E.
Suite 300
Charlottesville, VA 22902-1288

Representation of a Fortune 50 subsidiary in a contractual dispute regarding intellectual property rights.

Representation of product manufacturers, communications companies, and landowners in premises liability, breach-of-contract, trespass, and tort actions.

In connection with the firm's representation of a multinational food manufacturer against thousands of products liability claims arising from a single incident, she briefed multiple motions for summary judgment and oppositions to motions to remand, which concentrated actions in the MDL court.

Handle real estate litigation for a Fortune 500 company engaged in energy transmission and distribution.

Named a "Future Star," Virginia, Benchmark Litigation, 2013

Named to "Virginia Rising Stars," Civil Litigation Defense, Personal Injury Defense: Products, Utilities, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2009-2014

Co-author, "Recent Foster Farms Salmonella Outbreak Illustrates USDA Food Safety Regime," Food Safety Magazine, November 19, 2013