Meaghan Boyd defends companies in complex environmental and toxic tort litigation in federal and state courts. She also routinely counsels clients on compliance and enforcement matters involving many federal environmental statutes, including CERCLA, the Clean Water Act, and RCRA, and their state counterparts, as well as hazardous materials transportation regulations.
In 2017, Meaghan was named a “Rising Star” by Law360 in Environmental Law. Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has named Meaghan an “Up and Coming” lawyer in the area of Environmental Law.
She has been named to the Georgia Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list in environmental litigation for six consecutive years (2012–2017). Meaghan was also honored as Alston & Bird’s “Mentor of the Year” for 2014 and named to the University of Georgia Alumni Association’s “40 Under 40” Class of 2015.
Meaghan currently co-chairs the Expert Witness Committee of the ABA’s Section of Litigation, and from 2012 to 2015 co-chaired its Environmental Litigation Committee. In 2010, she was named “Outstanding Subcommittee Chair” by her ABA colleagues.
Meaghan co-founded Piper’s Friends, a nonprofit organization that supports the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.
Meaghan received her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Georgia in 2005. She received her B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Georgia in 2001 and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.