MEGAN C. KIEFER

Megan Kiefer accident lawyer New Orleans

CONTACT INFORMATION

Megan@kieferlaw.com

(504)-828-3313

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Louisiana

  • California

  • New York

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • All Louisiana State and Federal Courts

  • All California State and Federal Courts

  • 5th Circuit Court of Appeal

  • 9th Circuit Court of Appeal

  • United States Supreme Court

EDUCATION

  • Tulane University, J.D.

  • University of Georgia, B.A.

  • Mount Carmel Academy

Megan Kiefer is a partner at Kiefer & Kiefer.  She is a trial attorney who specializes in personal injury, insurance defense, and appellate work and who has a proven track record in and out of court.  Megan has experience as lead counsel in jury trials, judge trials, and mediations, as well as extensive experience in oral advocacy.  She has successfully argued cases before many Louisiana District and Federal Courts as well as Appellate courts.  Her defense clients include major insurance and transit companies.  She represents individuals who have been injured in accidents.  She has handled cases involving car accidents, motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, severe spinal injuries, traumatic brain injuries, wrongful death, sexual harassment and assault, high profile defamation, surgeries, and more. She prides herself on the fact that she gives her clients her undivided attention with a personal touch; she provides her personal cell phone number to answer any questions her clients may have about their case at any time. She enjoys the fact that most of her cases end with a hug, since helping people is what got her into the practice of law in the first place.

Megan was recognized in 2017 as one of the Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys under 40 in the country by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, and in 2018, she was named as one of the Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys in Louisiana by Attorney and Practice Magazine.  She received a Leadership in Law Award from New Orleans City Business in 2017, recognizing both her legal accomplishments and community contributions.  She has been listed as a Superlawyer Rising Star in 2017, 2018, and 2019, and has been inducted into the Litigation Counsel of America.  Megan has lectured on many legal topics, including Bad Faith issues in insurance law, how to litigate personal injury matters following an automobile collision, as well as putting on evidence of pain and suffering damages at trial.

Megan’s pro bono work has focused on Constitutional law issues, including Fourth Amendment litigation, as well as the representation of veterans and indigent clients in immigration proceedings, eviction proceedings, and in domestic violence matters. Megan has also been active in LGBT impact litigation and has assisted in filing briefs with the United States Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and Inter-American Court of Human Rights regarding issues such as LGBT discrimination and same-sex marriage.

Megan graduated at the top of her class at Tulane Law School with an Order of the Coif distinction. There, she served as Senior Associate Editor and Board Member of the Tulane University Law Review, as well as a Board Member of Moot Court and the Lambda Alliance. 

Megan resides in Bywater and is active in the local political community.  She serves on the Board of Court Watch NOLA and the Louisiana Center for Women in Government and Business and is a member of various local organizations.  Megan is a repeated volunteer with the Second Harvest Food Bank, teaching a Cooking Matters class at the Keller Library and at Warren Easton High School.  She serves as a chairperson of the New Orleans chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Out of the Darkness walk. She is a graduate of Mount Carmel Academy in Lakeview and is active in the alumnae association.

Megan is a certified mediator, receiving her certification from Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany.