Meaghan Borys is an associate in the Litigation Group at Hemenway & Barnes. She represents clients in a broad range of disputes, including business litigation, probate litigation, nonprofit representation, and government and administrative law. Meaghan also conducts investigations involving allegations of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation based on protected classes. She represents and counsels individuals and institutions with respect to Title IX proceedings, conduct and academic code implications, and other administrative or disciplinary actions, as well. Her experience in the space is complemented by having spent six years with the Harvard Dean of Students’ Office serving as a resident advisor and mentor to first-year undergraduates.
Before joining Hemenway & Barnes, Meaghan worked in the Office for Dispute Resolution at Harvard University, conducting Title IX and related internal investigations involving faculty, students, and staff. At the outset of her career, Meaghan spent two years as a law clerk to the Justices of the Massachusetts Superior Court. She also served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, where she gained extensive trial experience in litigating hundreds of criminal cases on behalf of the Commonwealth.
During law school, Meaghan volunteered at the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law in Los Angeles, California, and argued before the Minnesota Court of Appeals while an intern at the St. Louis County Attorney’s Office.