Meredith Slawe was selected as one of the “Top Women in Law” for 2016 by The Legal Intelligencer and ALM. These awards recognize “outstanding attorneys . . . who are making strides to push the legal profession forward for women.” ALM and its regional publications, The Legal Intelligencer, New York Law Journal, and New Jersey Law Journal, hosted an awards ceremony in Manhattan on November 15, 2016. The editorial board chose the winners based on independent research and suggestions from the legal community.
Meredith is a member of Drinker Biddle’s Litigation Group and Class Actions Team. She focuses her practice on defending leading companies in consumer class actions and business disputes in courts across the country. Meredith has extensive experience defending cases involving privacy issues, deceptive marketing/advertising/pricing claims, and alleged Telephone Consumer Protection Act violations. She also advises clients on related compliance issues. She is frequently invited to speak and write on topics related to the defense of consumer class actions and privacy-based litigation.
Meredith is a leader on the firm’s Retail Industry Group Steering Committee, co-chair of the Summer Associate Program, a member of the Women’s Leadership Committee and a partner liaison to the Associates Committee. She also serves on the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Corporate Executive Board, the University of Pennsylvania Law School’s Board of Managers, the Bloomberg/BNA Litigation Innovation Board, and the Moore College of Art and Design’s Visionary Women Awards Planning Committee. Meredith joined the firm as a first-year associate in 2005 and is resident in the Philadelphia office.
In connection with this award, a profile of Meredith appears in The Legal Intelligencer’s Top Women in Law supplement on page 27.
Meredith has garnered several honors this year. She was named a “Lawyer on the Fast Track” by The Legal Intelligencer and a “Rising Star” by the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Watch a video of her acceptance speech at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.