Meagan Mihalko

Associate

Richmond
Business Phone: 804.697.1281
Business Fax: 804.697.1339

meagan.mihalko@troutmansanders.com

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Meagan Mihalko is an associate in the Consumer Financial Services practice. Meagan’s practice is principally devoted to business litigation, including financial services litigation, contract and business disputes. Meagan represents clients in both state and federal court at both the trial and appellate level. Meagan's financial services litigation experience includes the defense of class action matters involving federal consumer protection statutes such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act and Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Meagan works with clients to assess the value and risk of each case and to develop a strategy consistent with the client’s goals. Meagan handles all aspects of federal and state court litigation, including discovery, dispositive and non-dispositive motions practice, trial and mediation.

Representative Matters

Financial Services Litigation

  • Counsel for national background screening company in FCRA national class action and single-plaintiff FCRA cases.
  • Counsel for automotive finance company and obtained dismissal with prejudice of FCRA claim in federal court.
  • Counsel for regional insurance company in TCPA class action and obtained stay of litigation in light of Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez and Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins.
  • Represented manufacturing company in “junk fax” case and obtained dismissal with prejudice in federal court.

Complex Litigation

  • Represented international recreational equipment manager and obtained summary judgment in federal court.
  • Represented pharmaceutical company in breach of contract action in federal court.
  • Represented regional law firm in fee-dispute action in federal court.

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Richmond Bar Association, Pro Bono Committee
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Federal Bar Association
  • University of Richmond School of Law Young Grad Association Board Member

Rankings and Recognition

  • Recognized by Law & Politics magazine as a Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Star in Business Litigation – 2015-2016.

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Education

  • University of Richmond, J.D., magna cum laude, 2010
    Managing Editor, Richmond Journal of Law and Technology; Oral Argument Chair, University of Richmond Moot Court Board
  • James Madison University, B.A., cum laude, 2007

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia