Megan is an attorney in the firm’s Houston office. Megan focuses her practice on bankruptcy-related litigation and restructuring matters, with experience in oil and gas law, contract disputes, fraud litigation, Fair Credit Reporting Act issues, and Ponzi scheme litigation.
Before joining McDowell Hetherington, Megan gained extensive bankruptcy and federal court experience during her four year term as a judicial clerk to The Honorable Craig A. Gargotta, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Western District of Texas. Megan also interned for The Honorable Gloria M. Burns (ret.), United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of New Jersey.
During law school, Megan was Vice President of Student Affairs for the Student Bar Association and a member of the Moot Court Board. Megan also participated in the Drexel Law Appellate Litigation Clinic, where she and her partner successfully appealed an administrative denial of their client’s social security benefits to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Megan also handled the appeal of a removal order to the Board of Immigration Appeals.
Outside the office, Megan can usually be found training for a running or cycling endurance event, cheering on her beloved Dallas Cowboys, or curled up with a good book and her cat, Molly.
Merit Scholarship, Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Drexel University
2015 Supreme Court Decisions Involving Bankruptcy Matters, Co-author and Presenter at the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting
Beneficiary or Creditor? Where State Constructive Trust Law and the Bankruptcy Distribution Scheme Collide, The Federal Lawyer, January/February 2016 Edition: Bankruptcy Law; Volume 63, Issue 1, Co-author
2016 Case Law Update, Co-author and Presenter at the 2016 Bankruptcy Bench Bar Conference
2015-2016 Rules and Forms Changes: What’s New and What’s Coming Soon?, Co-author and Presenter at the 33rd Annual Advanced Business Bankruptcy Seminar 2016
The Impact of In re Kessler and New Chapter 13 Plans on Direct Payments to Creditors, Co-author, Presented at the 2017 Bankruptcy Bench Bar Conference, Bankruptcy Law Section of the Texas State Bar