Our Team

Meagan L. Whitley

Associate

Phone: (817) 203-7617

Fax: (817) 635-7308

Email: meagan.whitley@mhllp.com

Office Location: Dallas/Ft. Worth


Meagan Whitley is an associate in the firm’s Dallas/Fort Worth office with a focus on employment litigation, insurance, and financial services litigation. Meagan’s experience includes representing employees and employers in state and federal court discrimination matters involving sexual harassment, disability, age, race, and religion, as well as representing financial service companies in matters involving welfare benefit and defined benefit pension plans, coverage disputes, beneficiary disputes, bad faith insurance claims, breach of contract, and actions relating to the secondary market of life and annuity products.

A Native Arkansan, Meagan attended SMU Dedman School of Law where she was an active moot court competitor, earning recognition for both oral and written advocacy in the Jackson Walker Moot Court Competition as well as many other national competitions. As an undergraduate student, she studied abroad in Spain, Thailand, and Cambodia.

Prior to joining MH, Meagan gained valuable employment litigation experience as an Associate with Lee & Braziel, LLP where she counseled employees and employers regarding employment discrimination in the workplace and violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Outside of the office, Meagan enjoys spending time in nature with her wife and rescue pup running, mountain biking, rock climbing, and traveling.


PUBLICATIONS & SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • Working Together to Eliminate Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, Accessible L.J. (Fall 2018) (with Megan Dixon)
  • SOLID TALK: LGBT Estate and Family Planning Mistakes to Avoid, Free Community Panel Discussion (Oct. 9, 2014) (with Jamie Duggan), reported in the Dallas Voicewww.dallasvoice.com/prepared

ADMISSIONS

  • Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

EDUCATION

  • SMU Dedman School of Law, J.D., 2013
  • Southern Methodist University, magna cum laude, 2010