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Meghan McCaig represents clients in all types of business litigation matters, including complex commercial, employment, and oil and gas matters. She has represented clients in matters in Texas, Oklahoma, New York, California, Illinois, New Jersey, and Mississippi. Meghan practices before federal and state trial and appellate courts and before arbitration panels.

Meghan is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Received a national first-tier ranking for Commercial Litigation in U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” 2020

Representative Matters

  • Represented electricity and gas reseller in consumer class action litigation around the country
  • Represents major petroleum company in tax-refund litigation
  • Defended airline in consumer class action lawsuits
  • Represented law firm in legal malpractice action
  • Represented oil and gas companies in title disputes
  • Defended publicly traded companies in employment-related lawsuits
  • Represented several medical companies in qui tam litigation

Prior Employment

  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Catharina Haynes, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2010-2012

Honors & Affiliations


  • Texas Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters (Business Litigation), 2017-2019
  • Best Lawyers Under 40 in Dallas, by D Magazine, 2020-2021


  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers; Judiciary Committee Co-Chair, 2010-present; CLE Committee Vice-Chair, 2010-2011
  • Life Fellow, DAYL Foundation
  • Member, Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Member, DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar
  • Associate, Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court, 2014-2015
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Equest Therapeutic Horsemanship
  • Volunteer, Human Rights Initiative of North Texas; Member, Pro Bono Committee; January 2016 “Volunteer of the Month”

Education & Admissions


  • J.D., 2009, magna cum laude, SMU Dedman School of Law
  • B.B.A., 2006, summa cum laude, Southern Methodist University


  • Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

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