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Meghan M. Lamping 
 

Meghan M. Lamping, Principal

Meghan concentrates her practice in the areas of Business Litigation and Trust and Estates Litigation.

Meghan M. Lamping concentrates her practice in the areas of Business Litigation and Trust and Estates Litigation.

Meghan represents business owners and individuals, including plaintiffs and defendants, commercial, contract, shareholder disputes and more. In addition to her successful trial experience, she has been involved in numerous mediations and arbitration proceedings that have been resolved favorably for clients and was part of a team that successfully represented multiple defendants in a civil action where plaintiffs sought to recover over $350 million in a dispute concerning indemnification provisions in a stock sale agreement.

She is also involved with probate litigation and conservator cases as well as represents clients in litigation matters involving trusts and estates, powers of attorney, guardianships and conservatorships, and elder abuse.

Prior to joining Carmody MacDonald, Meghan worked in the St. Louis County Office of the Prosecuting Attorney as a legal intern. She also served as a law clerk for a St. Louis-based law firm and an intern for the Missouri State Public Defender's Office in the Youth Advocacy Unit. While in law school, Meghan served as a Judicial Extern for U.S. Magistrate Judge David Noce in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri. There she participated in creating various judicial opinions and analyzing and summarizing attorney memoranda and briefs.

Meghan is recognized in the 2020 edition of "The Best Lawyers in America" list by Best Lawyers in the area of Commercial Litigation and was also named a “Rising Star” for three consecutive years by Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers. In addition to her professional membership activities, she is a member St. Louis chapter of the University of Denver Alumni Association and the Outreach Committee of the Central Institute for the Deaf.

A native of Colorado, Meghan earned her J.D. from St. Louis University School of Law, which included a summer at St. Louis University School of Law in Madrid, Spain. During law school, she received a Dean’s scholarship, an academic excellence award and was an Irvin and Maggie Dagen Public Interest Fellowship Recipient. She earned her B.A. from the University of Denver, where she was on the Dean’s list and received a Chancellor’s Scholarship.

Education

Saint Louis University School of Law, J.D., May 2007;

  • Law School Dean's Scholarship
  • Academic Excellence Award, Business Associations, Fall 2006
  • Irvin and Maggie Dagen Public Interest Fellowship Recipient
  • Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity, J. Sullivan Chapter

Saint Louis University School of Law, Madrid, Spain, Summer 2005

University of Denver, B.A., June 2004;

  • Chancellor's Scholarship
  • Dean's List

Admissions

  • Missouri
  • U.S. Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri

Awards, Merits & Honors

  • Best Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America (2019, 2020)
    • Commercial Litigation
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, Rising Stars (2013-2017)
  • Missouri Lawyers Weekly "Up & Coming Lawyer" (2014)

Publications & Presentations

  • “Whose Secrets Do You Keep?: Does the Attorney-Client Privilege Belong to the Trust, Trustee or Beneficiary?" (Feb. 2017)

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Women's Lawyers Association of St. Louis
  • University of Denver Alumni Association, St. Louis Chapter, Board Member
  • Central Institute for the Deaf - Outreach Committee