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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