Biography

Meaghan McGrath earned her Juris Doctor from Villanova University School of Law in 2013. At Villanova, she was the Associate Editor of the Jeffrey Moorad Sports Law Journal and Co-Chair of the Third Year Legacy Committee, and served in integral roles for various other organizations and activities.

Prior to joining Wilkes & McHugh, McGrath held a number of professional legal positions in a variety of areas of law, including law clerk or paralegal for civil law firms in several states. She served as a law clerk for the Federal Prisoner Re-Entry Pro Bono Project in Philadelphia, assisting former federal prisoners with their legal issues as they re-entered society and working closely with the federal magistrate judges who organized and ran the program. McGrath also interned with the Defender Association of Philadelphia and the Montgomery County Public Defender Office in Norristown, where she represented clients before the courts as a certified legal intern.

McGrath received her bachelor's degree in American Studies and Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia in 2010. Before attending law school, she served as an intern in the Office of Congressman Frank Wolf, in Washington, D.C., where she handled constituent complaints, attended congressional hearings, and organized and directed a meeting of the Human Rights Committee honoring the survivors of Tiananmen Square.

Education

  • Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law  (J.D.)
  • University of Virginia  (B.A.)

State Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

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