Meghan McDonald, Associate
Meghan McDonald is an associate attorney at Bekkerman Law Offices. Meghan began as a law clerk in 2013 and was proud to permanently join the team as an attorney in 2015. She attended Loyola University Chicago, earning her undergraduate degree in history. During Meghan's undergraduate studies, she studied abroad in Rome where she helped launch Loyola University Chicago's PROLAW program, an LLM program in rule of law for development.
In 2015, Meghan earned her law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law. During law school, she was elected President of the Society of Women in Law and served on the Chicago-Kent Student-Alumni Board. In addition, she spent her winter vacations volunteering at Southeast Louisiana Legal Services in New Orleans, Louisiana, advocating for low-income residents on a variety of cases. While in law school, Meghan appeared on the Dean's List and was inducted into the Bar & Gavel Honor Society for outstanding service to the law school and the community. She also was honored with Chicago-Kent's Certificate of Service for over 50 hours of service to the legal community.
Meghan believes in using her law degree to actively advocate for injured victims and their families. She offers compassionate representation and strives to provide all her clients with the information they need to fully understand their claims and pursue justice. In her personal time, Meghan devotes her energy to the community through education and community service. As an active member of Women Everywhere: Partners In Service Project, Inc., she organizes and facilitates annual service projects that invite hundreds of public high school girls to tour state and federal courts and meet with judges and local attorneys.
Meghan is licensed to practice in Illinois. She is an active member in the Women's Bar Association of Illinois and Chicago Bar Association's Young Lawyer Section. She also currently serves as the Volunteer Committee Chair for Women Everywhere: Partners In Service Project, Inc.
Meghan was born and raised in Michigan but has called Chicago home for the past ten years. In her free time, Meghan enjoys traveling, practicing yoga, live music concerts, and riding her bike throughout Chicago's many neighborhoods.
- J.D., Chicago Kent College of Law
- B.A., Loyola University Chicago, cum laude
JURISDICTIONS ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
PROFESSIONAL & BAR ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS
- Women's Bar Association of Illinois
- Chicago Bar Association
- Illinois Bar Association
- Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
- Women Everywhere Chicago, Volunteer Committee Chair