Meghan Gehr Hubbard Partner

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.

  • Virginia
  • Speaker, "Managing Trusts and Estates To Avoid Litigation," NeXt Estate Planning Group, January 16, 2020
  • Speaker, "Your Charity is a Beneficiary: What Next?," Virginia Gift Planning Council, November 2019
  • Speaker, "Your Charity is a Beneficiary: What Next?," 17th Annual Nonprofit Seminar: Staying Current in a Changing Landscape, September - November 2019
  • Speaker, "Recent Developments in Fiduciary Litigation," Tips to Avoid Becoming The Subject of Fiduciary Litigation, Virginia CLE, Williamsburg, October 2019
  • Speaker, "Recent Developments in Fiduciary Litigation," American Bankers Association 2019 Wealth Management and Trust Conference, February 11, 2019
  • Speaker, "Fiduciary Litigation Updates in the Trust and Estate Area," Fiduciary Risk Management and Compliance Roundtable, December 4, 2018
  • Faculty, "Fiduciary Case Law Update: What Planners (and Clients) Need to Know," 37th Annual Trusts and Estates Seminar, Virginia CLE, October 30, 2018
  • Speaker, "Squaring the Circle: The history, recent statutory and case law developments, and contemporary challenges of applying the attorney-client privilege in the fiduciary realm," 53rd Annual Southern Federal Tax Institute, October 25, 2018
  • Speaker, "Ethics Involving Fiduciaries and Closely Held Businesses" and "Fiduciary Litigation Update," 13th Annual Fiduciary Advisory Services Seminar: Opportunities for Fiduciaries in Times of Change, October 3, 2018
  • Speaker, "Ethics" and "Fiduciary Litigation Update," 12th Annual Fiduciary Advisory Services Seminar: Issues Confronting Institutional Fiduciaries, October 4, 2017
  • 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
  • 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

Named to "Virginia Rising Stars," Estate and Trust Litigation, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2015-2020

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