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Meghan Macleay

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I grew up in the Richmond area and stayed close to home to attend college at Virginia Commonwealth University, where I earned a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. I then moved to North Carolina to attend law school at Elon University School of Law, where I earned my Juris Doctor. While in law school, I served as an editor on the Elon Law Review, and I also published a research article in Volume 14 of the Elon Law Review, analyzing the sexual harassment of women working in traditionally male-dominated jobs.

I wanted to be an attorney for as long as I can remember, but my interest in the area of family law was solidified during law school when I interned with the Elon Law Emergency Legal Services Program, which provides legal services to victims of domestic violence. During that internship, I learned first-hand how important the area of family law is in resolving intrafamilial conflicts and helping families build healthier, safer relationships. In addition, I worked as a law clerk at Whitbeck Bennett and The Law Office of Tara Brown during the summers of 2020 and 2021.

When I’m not at work, I enjoy playing fetch with my dog, Ruby, and binge-watching reality TV.

Name: Meghan Macleay

Title: Associate Attorney

Law School: Elon University School of Law, JD

Admissions: Virginia

Publications: Meghan P. Macleay, On the Basis of Sex: The Relationship Between American Patriarchal Ideologies and Sexual Harassment Against Women in Traditionally Male-Dominated Blue-Collar Workplaces, 14 Elon L. Rev. 333 (2022).