Megan Lacy Owen represents clients at critical stages of complex litigation and in appellate and regulatory proceedings. She has significant experience at every stage of litigation before federal and state courts and has also served in high-level positions in every branch of the federal government.
Megan was previously an advisor in the Office of White House Counsel and counsel to Senator Charles E. Grassley, then chairman of the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary. She also served as senior advisor to the general counsel at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, where she advised on litigation matters, including appeals, and on financial services, consumer protection, and health care regulations.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2020, Megan was a law clerk to Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh of the United States Supreme Court. She has served as a law clerk at every level of the federal judiciary, including the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.
- University of Virginia (J.D. 2010; Articles Editor, Journal of Law and Politics); Hillsdale College (B.A. summa cum laude 2007)
- District of Columbia U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
- Advisor, Office of White House Counsel (2018); Senior Advisor to the General Counsel, U.S. Department of the Treasury (2017-2018); and Counsel, Chairman Charles E. Grassley, U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary (2016-2017)
- Law Clerk to: Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, U.S. Supreme Court (2018-2019); Judge Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (2013-2014); and Judge Sidney A. Fitzwater, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas (2010-2011)