Meaghan represents clients in all aspects of oil and gas litigation. Meaghan’s clients rely on her thoughtful and strategic approach from discovery through hearings.
Represented large public corporations in investigations of whistleblower accusations and executive issues, including #MeToo allegations.
Obtained life-long benefits for a disabled veteran in pro bono appeal.
Meaghan Nowell is an associate in the Litigation & Trial Practice Group. She focuses her practice on oil and gas litigation and dispute resolution. Meaghan also represents clients in a variety of complex commercial disputes in both state and federal courts.
Before joining Alston and Bird, Meaghan gained experience at an international law firm where she focused her practice on complex commercial litigation including contract disputes, employment disputes, appeals, and investigations. She also provided guidance regarding potential litigation risks arising from transactions in the oil and gas sector.
Meaghan served as a law clerk for the Hon. Debra H. Lehrmann of the Supreme Court of Texas and as a judicial intern for the Hon. Jeffrey L. Cureton, Federal Magistrate in the Northern District of Texas. Meaghan earned her J.D., with honors, from the University of Texas School of Law, where she served as articles editor for the Texas Law Review, was selected to the Order of the Coif, and was champion of the 2014 Thad T. Hutcheson Moot Court Competition.
Meaghan has devoted significant time to pro bono efforts, winning two consecutive pro bono award honors at her previous firm. During law school, she regularly volunteered with the Children’s Rights Clinic, Actual Innocence Clinic, and Supreme Court Clinic.
University of Texas (J.D., 2016)
Baylor University (B.A., 2012)
Tarrant County Bar Association
Institute for Energy Law Young Energy Professionals