Meaghan Boyd is co-chair of Alston & Bird’s Environment, Land Use & Natural Resources Group. She defends companies in complex environmental and toxic tort litigation in federal and state courts. She also routinely counsels clients on compliance and enforcement matters involving many federal environmental statutes, including CERCLA, the Clean Water Act, and RCRA, and their state counterparts, as well as hazardous materials transportation regulations. Meaghan is recognized in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Best Lawyers in America, and Georgia Super Lawyers. In 2021, Meaghan was recognized by client counsel in Acritas Stars for outstanding service. In 2017, Meaghan was named a “Rising Star” by Law360 in Environmental Law and in 2015, to the University of Georgia Alumni Association’s “40 Under 40.”
Meaghan actively participates in the American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation, having co-chaired its Environmental Litigation Committee and Expert Witnesses Committee. She currently co-chairs the Regional Meetings Committee.
Meaghan co-founded Piper’s Friends, a nonprofit organization that supports the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.
Meaghan received her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Georgia in 2005. She received her B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Georgia in 2001 and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.