Areas of Practice
Ms. Meagher is a member of the firm’s Government Contracts and Construction Law Practice Groups. She has more than twenty-five years of experience in litigation and public contracting at the federal, state and local levels.
Ms. Meagher concentrates in the areas of government contracts, litigation and construction law. Her practice includes counseling both prime contractors and subcontractors in a wide variety of procurement matters, including commercial item acquisitions, technical data rights, submission of claims, bid protests, small business issues, terminations, teaming agreements and joint ventures. She also represents firms involved with performing state and local public works projects and has particular expertise in protests, claims and payment disputes. Her practice includes providing strategic legal advice to federal grant recipients. Ms. Meagher has litigated government contract and construction cases in state court, federal district court, the Boards of Contract Appeals, U.S. Court of Federal Claims and private arbitrations.
In addition, Ms. Meagher advises clients on compliance issues and conducts internal investigations.
Ms. Meagher is a past chair of the ABA Section of Public Contract Law (2007 – 2008), the Section’s liaison to the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession, a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and a Fellow of the Section of Public Contract Law. She is a National Partner of Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), a public policy organization that advocates for women-owned small businesses, and a member of the Board of Directors of the WIPP Foundation. Ms. Meagher is a former Adjunct Professor of Evidence Advocacy at UC Hastings College of the Law.
After graduating from law school, Ms. Meagher served as a law clerk to the Honorable Philip Nichols, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C.
J.D., Catholic University of America
Columbus School of Law School , 1982
Member, Catholic University Law Review
B.A., University of Virginia, 1979
District of Columbia - 1982
California - 1984