Megan Sheppard is an Associate Lawyer with the firm. Her primary areas of practice include civil litigation and commercial law. Megan has experience representing clients on a broad range of litigation matters, particularly in the insurance and natural resource sectors. Megan has appeared before the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Trial Division) and the Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Small Claims Division). Prior to joining the firm, Megan served in an advisory role to a Minister in the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Megan was admitted to the Newfoundland and Labrador Bar in 2015. She is a graduate of the University of New Brunswick’s Faculty of Law where she represented the Faculty as one of four members of the 2013 Gale Cup Moot team, Canada’s premier bilingual law school mooting competition. During her law school studies, Megan completed an international law exchange at Aarhus University in Denmark. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Memorial University.
Megan is a member of the Canadian Bar Association as well as a volunteer with the Association for New Canadians and the St. John’s Shoebox Project. She is also a past board member with JustChange, a group which provides grants to initiatives proposed by individuals and organizations that produce positive outcomes for the community.