Megan McCarthy, a partner in our Montgomery office, continues her vigorous litigation practice in the fields of auto liability, bad faith defense, personal injury defense, general insurance, and construction law. In her 19 years of experience, Megan has tried over 180 cases in District, Circuit, and Federal courts throughout the state of Alabama with great success.
At the request of the Alabama District Court Judge’s Association, Megan authored District Court Trial and Evidence Practice Pointers for publication in The Alabama Lawyer, demonstrating her expertise in handling matters in their forum. In addition to handling a multitude of litigated matters, Megan has offered opinions on various insurance coverage issues, performed examinations under oath of insureds, filed declaratory judgment actions, and authored a number of amicus curiae briefs on insurance coverage issues.
She has served as President of the Young Lawyers Section Board of the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association and on the Board of the General Section of the Association, and now serves as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Organization.
Despite her busy schedule, she finds time to mentor young lawyers and serves as a faculty member on various continuing education programs, and as a judge for mock trial competitions for the State’s law schools.
She is a graduate of the University of the South where she received a B.S. in Chemistry while finding time to participate in varsity sports and campus organizations.
She served on the Law Review of the University of Baltimore School of Law as its Production Editor and was a member of the National Environmental Law Moot Court Review. Upon her graduation from law school, she served as Clerk to the Honorable C. Clarke Raley of the Seventh Judicial Circuit of Maryland.
She and her husband, Tom, enjoy spending time with their son, Brooks. She enjoys running and has run in 20 marathons and ultra-marathons in the past 10 years.
Ball, Ball, Matthews & Novak is proud to have her as a member.