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Megan’s practice primarily focuses on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, venture capital, and contractual matters and negotiations, with an emphasis on:

  • Growth and venture investments;
  • Strategic transactions, including  mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, and joint ventures; and
  • General corporate counseling, including negotiation of commercial contracts and licensing agreements and general corporate governance matters.

Megan counsels both domestic and international clients in M&A and strategic matters, providing practical market-based advice and innovative solutions to help meet the client’s business objectives while leveraging subject matter expertise the firm’s other practice groups. In her venture capital practice, Megan serves as both advisor to entrepreneurs and privately held companies in structuring their relationships with investors as well as counselor to private equity and family office clients in negotiating growth investments.

Megan also has broad experience in advising clients in the real estate, luxury and retail and technology industries at all phases of their life cycle—initial fundraising and commercial partnerships through exit—with a particular emphasis on consumer product and services businesses.

Prior to joining BFKN, Megan was a corporate associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP where she represented publicly traded companies and private equity firms in connection with various financings, securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and investments.

Representative Experience

Activities & Honors

  • Winner, Williston Competition in Contract Negotiation
  • Member, Harvard Law School Association for Law and Business
  • Law Clerk, City of Chicago Department of Law - Real Estate Division (2011)
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Speaking Engagements & Presentations

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Education

Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2013

New York University, B.A., Politics, magna cum laude with honors, 2010

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State of Illinois
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