Meredith has experience assisting clients in a wide range of complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts, including drafting motions, legal research, discovery, and trial preparation. She has defended clients against claims of breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, and other business torts.
Prior to joining Calfee, Meredith served for three years as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Pamela A. Barker in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. During this time, Meredith gained experience conducting legal research and drafting opinions on a variety of civil and criminal law issues, including issues related to employment discrimination claims, trademark and copyright infringement, commercial contract disputes, civil rights and Section 1983 claims, insurance disputes, federal statutory interpretation, and habeas corpus. She advised Judge Barker on recommended courses of action related to various civil motions and conducted status and case management conferences on Judge Barker’s behalf.
Meredith also served as an Associate Attorney with Jones Day’s Business & Tort Litigation group. There, she represented clients in a variety of complex litigation matters, including financial, mortgage industry, and pro bono actions, attending and assisting in depositions and witness preparation, managing large-scale discovery projects, drafting a variety of civil pleadings, including Answers, Interrogatories, Proposed ESI Search Terms, and responses to Requests for Production. She researched and drafted memoranda regarding complex financial institution litigation and attorney-client privilege and created and led document review training sessions for Jones Day’s New Lawyers Group in Cleveland. She also worked as a Summer Associate at Jones Day.
While attending the University of Michigan Law School, Meredith served for nearly two years as a Student Attorney for the Michigan Innocence Clinic, where she successfully argued in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, pursuant to the student practice rule, that a habeas corpus appeal should be remanded to the District Court for subsequent habeas corpus relief. She drafted federal habeas corpus principal and response briefs in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Eastern District of Michigan as well as post-conviction relief motions in Michigan state courts. Meredith also served as a Student Attorney with the Michigan Law School Child Advocacy Law Clinic.
Meredith earned her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School, serving as Editor-in-Chief of the University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform (Volume 50).
Prior to attending law school, Meredith served for two years with Teach for America, Northeast Ohio as a Middle School English and Language Arts teacher at the University of Cleveland Preparatory School.
Meredith graduated from Case Western Reserve University, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, earning a B.A. in Political Science and English.
J.D., cum laude, University of Michigan Law School, 2017
- Editor-in-Chief, University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Volume 50
- Craig Spangenberg Oral Advocacy Award for exceptional ability in courtroom oral advocacy (2016-2017)
B.A., summa cum laude, Political Science and English, Case Western Reserve University (2012)
- Phi Beta Kappa
- President’s Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Student Leadership (2012)
- Russell A. Griffin Award for the most significant contribution to campus life by a College of Arts & Sciences senior (2012)
- Flora Stone Mather Alumnae Award for Outstanding Performance in Political Science (2012)
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, The Honorable Pamela A. Barker (2020 – 2023)
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio