Meghan Gehr Hubbard


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  • University of Richmond School of Law, JD, magna cum laude, CLE Symposium Editor, Richmond Journal of Law and Public Interest, 2010
  • McGill University, BCom, 2005
  • Virginia

Meghan practices within the firm's private wealth services group and practices primarily in the area of fiduciary litigation and estate and trust administration.

As a member of McGuireWoods’ fiduciary advisory services practice group, Meghan also frequently advises corporate and individual fiduciaries regarding administration matters related to the fiduciary’s diverse duties and broad-ranging discretionary decisions.

She has drafted pleadings and briefs for will-contest cases, breach of no-contest clause cases, and breach of fiduciary duty cases involving individual fiduciaries and large financial institutions. In addition, Meghan has handled complex estate administration disputes, mediation of family disputes, guardianship hearings, beneficiary agreements, trust modifications and terminations, tax controversy cases, premarital agreements, and estate planning documents. Meghan has argued various motions and has experience with both bench and jury trials. She also successfully argued a demurrer hearing in a breach of fiduciary duty case that later was appealed and affirmed by the Supreme Court of Virginia.

While earning her law degree from the University of Richmond, Meghan received the CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for Securities Regulation, Estate & Gift Taxation, Agency and Partnership. While at the University of Richmond, she also served as an intern with the Virginia State Corporation Commission.

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Meghan L Gehr
T: +1 804 775 4714F: +1 804 698 4676Gateway Plaza
800 East Canal Street
Richmond, VA 23219-3916

Named to "Virginia Rising Stars," Estate and Trust Litigation, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2015-2018

Quarterly contributor, American Bankers Association Trust Letter, 2013 - present
Co-author and supervising editor, McGuireWoods LLP Fiduciary Advisory Services Legal Alerts, 2010 - present
Co-author, "Trends and Developments in Fiduciary Law," Trusts & Estates, May 2015
Co-author, "Fiduciary Law Update," Trusts and Estates Magazine (Volume 151 No. 2), February 2012
Co-author, "Elder Financial Abuse, Guardianship Litigation, and the Pre-Death Will Contest," 45th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, 2011
Co-author, "Unique (and Some Immediate) Challenges and Opportunities for Fiduciaries and New Tax Law," Leimberg Series Newsletter and FAS Release, December 2010
Speaker, "Ethics Involving Fiduciaries and Closely Held Businesses," 13th Annual Fiduciary Advisory Services Seminar; Opportunities for Fiduciaries in Times of Change, October 3, 2018
Speaker, "Fiduciary Litigation Update," Richmond Paralegal Association, February 22, 2017
Speaker, "Lessons from Virginia Fiduciary Litigation Cases," 35th Annual Trusts and Estates Seminar, October 20, 2016
Speaker, "Managing Charitable Bequests to Avoid Litigation," 14th Annual Nonprofit Seminar-Staying Current in a Changing Landscape, October 2016