Meghan Claire Hammond is an associate in the firm’s Energy practice and is located in the Washington DC office. Her practice focuses on representation of energy industry clients on a variety of regulatory, litigation, and transactional matters.
Prior to law school, Ms. Hammond worked in the international shipping industry for seven years in Asia as well as North and South America. Her work primarily focused on serving international oil and gas clients.
Ms. Hammond received her law degree cum laude from Northwestern University School of Law where she served as the Editor-in Chief of the Northwestern University Law Review. She was also a participant in the Northwestern Law Scholars program, through which she wrote her capstone paper, “The Changing Contours of Cooperative Federalism in Electricity Markets.”
During law school, Ms. Hammond also worked as a student advocate on several Supreme Court criminal defense cases and petitions for certiorari. Some of these cases include:
- Akbar v. United States
- Guttormson v. North Dakota
- Sinclair v. United States
Ms. Hammond was named one of the Best and Brightest Law Students of 2016 by Tipping the Scales.
Ms. Hammond plans to clerk for the Honorable G. Michael Harvey at the DC District Court beginning October 2017.
Admitted in Commonwealth of Virginia only. Practicing under the supervision of DC Bar Members.
Energy Bar Association
Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference
American Bar Association
Supreme Court of Virginia
magna cum laude