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Margaret C. Gleason (Meg)
Partner

Contact

(T) +1.412.394.7235
(F) +1.412.394.7959

Education

  • Yale Law School (J.D. 2005; Olin Fellow; Coker Fellow); Oxford University (Rhodes Scholar; M.Sc. 2002, Economics for Development; B.A. 2001, Philosophy and Economics); Saint Louis University (B.A. 1999)

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Clerkships

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Joy Flowers Conti, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania (2005-2007)

For more than a decade, Meg Gleason has prosecuted and defended complex civil litigation matters in state and federal courts and in arbitration proceedings. She has worked on high-stakes cases involving breach of contract, business tort, fraud, and class action allegations and also advises clients concerning internal investigations. Meg represents companies in a variety of industries, including software, energy, financial institutions, and educational institutions.

Meg's litigation practice focuses on trial court matters. Her recent trial experience includes being part of a trial team that obtained a $125.7 million verdict in a post-closing adjustment dispute after a three-month trial. She also assists clients with complex pretrial case management and e-discovery issues.

Meg is the co-chair of the Local Rules Advisory Committee for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Lawyers Advisory Committee for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. She also serves as an advisory board member for the 2017 editions of Pennsylvania Civil Pre-Trial Practice and Pennsylvania Civil Trial Practice.

Meg maintains an active pro bono practice that includes trial and appellate matters involving civil rights, equal access to education, and the rule of law. She served as lead trial counsel in a successful international child abduction case brought under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. She is a member of the board of directors of the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh.

Before law school, Meg studied at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar.


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