Meaghan Nowell is a senior associate in the Litigation & Trial Practice Group. She focuses her practice on oil and gas litigation and complex disputes in a variety of industries. Meaghan also represents clients in internal investigations and all stages of state and federal litigation and appeals.
Before joining Alston & Bird, Meaghan gained experience at an international law firm where she focused 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 clerked for the Hon. Debra H. Lehrmann of the Supreme Court of Texas and was 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.