Overview
Experience
Credentials

Meghan Cox  is a member of the Firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Labor & Employment and Intellectual Property Protection & Litigation Service Teams. She is licensed to practice in Tennessee and Illinois and concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial disputes, trademark and copyright transaction, and employment litigation.

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REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

  • Obtained summary judgment or pre-trial settlement of cases involving allegations of breach of contract, violation of consumer protection statutes, negligence and other tortious conduct
  • Obtained affirmance of favorable judgments on appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Defeated class certification in putative federal class action
  • Representing medical device manufacturer in various products liability actions
  • Defending private and municipal clients in cases involving race, gender, age and disability discrimination, retaliation and other employment-related violations
  • Representing companies and governmental entities in administrative proceedings before the EEOC, Tennessee Human Rights Commission and equivalent state agencies
  • Evaluating potential trade and service marks, prosecuting state and federal applications for trade and service marks and enforcing trademark rights against third parties
  • Facilitating trademark and copyright transactions, including negotiation and preparation of confidentiality and non-disclosure, licensing, assignment and work-for-hire agreements
  • Advising college and university athletic departments on NCAA compliance and student athlete eligibility issues

EDUCATION

J.D., Notre Dame Law School

  • Executive Solicitation Editor for the Journal of College and University Law
  • Notre Dame Law School Fellowship
  • President of the Sports, Communications, and Entertainment Law Forum, 2013

B.A., University of Notre Dame (Psychology and American Studies)

  • Varsity Cheerleader and Cheer Team Captain, 2010

ADMISSIONS

  • Tennessee
  • Illinois
  • Supreme Court of Tennessee
  • Supreme Court of Illinois
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

HONORS

Recognized by Best Lawyers® as “Ones to Watch” in Commercial Litigation, 2021

CIVIC INVOLVEMENT

  • Junior League of Memphis
  • Notre Dame Alumni Association National Board of Directors
  • Notre Dame Young Alumni National Board of Directors
  • Notre Dame Club of Memphis, past board member
  • Catholic Diocese of Memphis SEARCH Retreat Advisor
  • AutoZone Liberty Bowl Patriots’ Club
  • National Association of Women Business Owners, past board member

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