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Megan Guernsey practices primarily in the fiduciary realm with her representation of receivers, trustees, executors, and beneficiaries in disputes before local law enforcement, the Orphans’ Court Division of the Pennsylvania Courts of Common Pleas, and the United States District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Megan is experienced in her understanding and appreciation of the duties owed by fiduciaries within the Commonwealth and beyond, and regularly counsels clients in this regard. She has litigated claims to recover fraudulent transfers and for surcharge arising out of claimed breaches, and has successfully negotiated numerous settlements of such claims.  

 

Megan’s comprehension of fiduciary principles has also informed her representation of corporate entities in complex cases involving intellectual property, contract disputes, and actions for declaratory judgment.   

 

Clients and colleagues value Megan’s ability to quickly recognize the issues and get to the bottom line. She is adept at strongly advocating for the client’s interests while at the same time maintaining respectful and collegial relationships with opposing counsel, ultimately leading to a more productive outcome for her clients.

 

Prior to joining the firm, Megan was an associate at a law firm in Montgomery County where she handled appellate litigation for a variety of administrative claims brought by or against educational institutions and municipalities.

Education

Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2006

  • Barrister’s Award for excellence in Trial Advocacy

Vanderbilt University, B.A., 2001

  • Frank K. Houston Award for Excellence in Public Speaking

Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Life Beyond the Office

Megan has three young daughters who keep her active and busy. When not attending school or athletic events, Megan and her girls enjoy travelling, reading, and exploring the outdoors.

Honors & Affiliations

  • Legal Lean Sigma – Yellow Belt Certified (click here to learn more about this certification)