MEGAN K. MCCARTHY

mmccarthy@hglawpc.com
Central Alabama Office

Mrs. McCarthy focuses her practice primarily in the area of insurance coverage and motor vehicle and trucking litigation. Megan is often called upon by insurers to provide professional opinions on a multitude of insurance coverage issues. She regularly represents insurance companies in declaratory judgment actions in both state and federal court. Megan has also drafted a number of amicus curiae briefs on insurance coverage issues. She also aids individuals and companies in situations where insurance coverage is in question. Megan also actively participates in litigation involving motor vehicle liability and personal injury defense. She has tried numerous cases in all types of venues around the state.

In 2008, Megan was elected by her fellow lawyers to serve as the 2008-2010 Secretary/Treasurer of the Montgomery County Bar Association Young Lawyers’ Division. Recently, Megan was elected to serve as an Officer on the 2012-2014 Board of the Young Lawyers Section of the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association. She is currently the Secretary/Treasurer of the Board. In 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, Megan received the honor of being selected as an Alabama “Rising Star,” an honor afforded to the top 2.5% of all lawyers in Alabama who are under the age of 40 or have been practicing for less than 10 years. Before entering private practice, she served as law clerk to Judge C. Clarke Raley of the Maryland Seventh Judicial Circuit.

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama State Bar
  • Maryland State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama

Legal Education

  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Juris Doctor, 2004
  • University of Baltimore Law Review – Editor
  • National Environmental Law Moot Court Team

College Degree(s), Honors and Activities

  • University of the South, Bachelor of Science (Chemistry), 2001
  • Varsity Field Hockey – Team Captain
  • Intersorority Council – President

Current and Past Professional Affiliations

  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association