Meg Gould

Attorney

Biography

Meg Gould joined Loevy & Loevy as a Justice Fellow in 2023. 

Meg graduated from Columbia Law School in 2019. Before joining Loevy & Loevy, Meg clerked for Judge Julia S. Gibbons on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and for Judge Sheryl H. Lipman on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.  

During law school, Meg advocated on behalf of incarcerated individuals at the Bronx Defenders, the Federal Public Defenders Office of the District of Maryland, AdvocAid-Sierra Leone, and Neufeld, Scheck, & Brustin.  She also worked in Columbia Law School’s Human Rights Clinic and co-founded the Paralegal Pathways Initiative, assisting justice-impacted individuals to hone their legal and advocacy skills to gain employment in the legal field upon reentry.  Meg has also worked with the Death Penalty Project since 2018, advocating for abolition of capital punishment in Sierra Leone, Ghana, and Taiwan.

Meg is originally from Memphis, Tennessee.

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • New York, 2021

Columbia Law School

  • J.D. 
  • Jane Marks Murphy Prize
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • Dean’s Honors for Achievement in Human Rights Clinic Seminar & Clinical Fieldwork

University of Virginia

  • B.A. Global Development Studies and French Language, 2015

 Publications

Note, Cruel and Unusual Trauma: How Eighth Amendment Principles Governing Conditions of Confinement Should Apply to Juvenile Strip Searches, Colum. Human Rights L. Rev. (March 2021)

Our Impact

Loevy + Loevy has won more multi-million dollar verdicts than perhaps any other law firm in the country over the past decade. Our willingness to take hard cases to trial, and win them, has yielded a nationally recognized reputation for success in the courtroom.

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We take on the nation’s most difficult public interest cases, advocating in and outside the courtroom to secure justice for our clients and to hold officials, governments, and corporations accountable.

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