Biography

Megan is a litigation associate in the Dallas office of Thompson Coe. She maintains a diverse practice with an emphasis on litigation and insurance defense involving premise liability, personal injury, wrongful death and general liability.

Before joining Thompson Coe, Megan was an attorney at a boutique commercial litigation firm where she represented plaintiffs in all types of commercial matters. By previously representing plaintiffs in civil litigation, Megan offers her clients at Thompson Coe the competitive advantage of understanding the goals and strategies of the opposing party.

Megan attended the University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law. While in law school, Megan was actively involved in the school’s advocacy program, serving as the founding President of The Board of Advocates. She was the recipient of the 2017 State Bar of Texas Appellate Section Award for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy; an award given to one graduating student from each Texas law school. Megan also served as a Senior Editor of the UNT Dallas College of Law Review and a Teaching Fellow for the first-year legal writing and research classes

Representative Experience

  • Obtained summary judgment on both liability and damages in an oil and gas case concerning the interpretation of a purchase and sale agreement.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a mineral purchasing company involving fraud and breach of contract.
  • Secured over $700,000 judgment in an arbitration proceeding involving breach of promissory notes and related issues before the American Arbitration Association.

Education

  • University of North Texas College of Law  (J.D., 2018)
    • 2017 State Bar of Texas Appellate Section Award for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy
    • Senior Editor - UNT Law Review
  • University of North Texas  (B.A. Political Science, 2013)
    • Nationally ranked moot court competitor

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2018

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, 2019

Professional and Community Activities

  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Young Lawyers Association

Firm Highlights

Publication

The 2020 HR Recap

We’ve made it to the recap episode! The good, the bad, the ugly, and everything in between. Join Kevin and Elaine (Lainey) Luthens as they discuss it all including FFCRA legislation, OSHA, what they...

Publication

Recruiting in 2021

What is Robert Half’s process? How do they make sure that you get the best candidate for the role? Join Kevin and Andrew McNaughtan, Director of Legal Permanent Placement from Robert Half, talk about the candidate...

Publication

The COVID-19 Vaccine Part 2

The golden question: can you mandate the COVID-19 vaccine? EEOC has now given guidance surrounding vaccines in the workplace. Join Kevin Mosher and repeat guest, Stephanie Rojo from the Thompson Coe Austin office talk...

Experience

Claims Handling & Litigation: 2021 Freeze and Power Outage Catastrophe

Experience

COVID-19 Response Team - Resources and Updates

News Item

Thompson Coe Among Most Active Insurance Litigation Firms in the US, Study finds.

Thompson Coe Cousins & Irons was named among the most active law firms for insurance litigation over the past three years, according to LexMachina’s 2021 Insurance Report. Other firms identified in the report include...

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Thompson Coe Partner Gary Pate Wins Complete Defense Verdict in Bench Trial Involving Real Estate Dispute

News Item

Thompson Coe Attorneys Argue Before the Texas Supreme Court

Publication

Concurrent Causation Is Key In Texas Storm Insurance Suits

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, which ran from June 1 to Nov. 30, was a record-setting year according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.[1] The season produced 30 named storms, including 13 hurricanes...

Experience

Thompson Coe Obtains Texas Supreme Court Victory in Shooting Accident Suit