MEGAN E. GOEDEKER

BACKGROUND

Megan is a 2020 graduate of Case Western Reserve School of Law where she was the recipient of the Stanley I. and Hope S. Adelstein Environmental Law Award. Megan is an integral member of the firm’s litigation team.

While in law school, Megan completed a full-time capstone with the Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resource Division in Washington, D.C. She also worked several legal nonprofits in Northeast Ohio throughout law school.

Practice Areas

Environmental

Litigation

BAR ADMISSIONS

Megan sat for the Ohio Bar Exam in October 2020.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE & FOCUS

In her time as a law clerk at MD, Megan gained practical experience in drafting pleadings, motion practice, fact investigation, depositions and expert preparation having to do with environmental litigation. Megan has conducted significant research on Integrated Planning and consent decree modifications. Megan also tracks state and federal regulatory activity of proposed regulations for our clients.

During her capstone experience at the Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resource Division in Washington, D.C., Megan gained valuable insight into how environmental regulations are enforced. As a member of the Law and Policy Section, Megan completed significant research on CERCLA cost recovery and contribution claims. Megan also completed research under the Freedom of Information Act and provided support for preliminary drafting and research for proposed regulations and legislation.

ACHIEVEMENTS & HONORS

  • Recipient of the 2020 Stanley I and Hope S. Adelstein Environmental Law Award for best prepared environmental law paper.

EDUCATION

Megan received her BS in biology from John Carroll University. She received her JD, cum laude, from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and was the recipient of the 2019 Stanley I and Hope S. Adelstein Environmental Law Award for best prepared environmental law paper.