Meredith’s practice focuses on white-collar criminal defense and government investigations. She represents individuals and organizations facing federal and state criminal investigations, regulatory enforcement actions, and related civil proceedings.
Meredith regularly conducts internal investigations, counsels clients in responding to grand jury and government inquiries, advocates for clients under criminal investigation, and defends clients charged with federal and state crimes in trials and other proceedings. Meredith’s clients include corporations, professionals, public officials, and other individuals in the private and public sector.
Prior to joining the firm, Meredith practiced at several boutique criminal defense firms, where she successfully defended clients charged with a variety of crimes in federal and state court. She also assisted in the representation of public officials and professionals convicted of federal crimes on appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.
During law school, Meredith served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Karen M. Williams of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and interned at the Pennsylvania Innocence Project. She also participated in a criminal litigation clinic, representing indigent criminal defendants through the Defender Association of Philadelphia.
Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law, J.D., cum laude
Drexel University, B.S.
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Women’s White Collar Defense Association
Federal Criminal Law Committee for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Named to “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch” list for Criminal Defense: White-Collar by Best Lawyers® (2021-2023)*
Named a Pennsylvania Rising Star by Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters for Criminal Defense: White Collar Law (2022-2023)*
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Presenter, “The Intersection Between Title IX and Title VII,” accredited CLE program,” March 8, 2023
Presenter, “Anatomy of a PPP Fraud Investigation: Part II,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute, November 16, 2022
Author, “Machine-Generated Evidence: It’s Not Frye; It’s Authentication,” Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ For The Defense, on June 2, 2022.
Author, “Navigating Joint Defense Agreements in the Context of a Pennsylvania Investigating Grand Jury,” Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ For The Defense, on March 1, 2022.
Presenter, “Anatomy of a PPP Fraud Investigation,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute, January 12, 2022
Author, “U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Accept Government’s Broad Interpretation of the Computer Fraud & Abuse Act,” July 9, 2021
Presenter, “Roles of Economic Damages Experts and Their Use at Trial,” Philadelphia Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiner’s Annual Fraud Conference, December 7, 2020.
Author, “Alert: U.S. Supreme Court Rejects the Government’s Property Fraud Theory and Reverses ‘Bridgegate’ Fraud Convictions,” May 12, 2020
Author, “DOJ Use of the Defense Production Act to Combat Alleged Price Gouging During the COVID-19 Pandemic Raises Significant Questions for Unwary Vendors,” May 4, 2020
Author, “Preventing and Investigating Fraud During the Coronavirus Outbreak,” April 16, 2020
Author, “COVID-19 and the Threat of Criminal Penalties for Pennsylvania Businesses,” March 23, 2020
Co-presenter, “Demystifying the Grand Jury”, Accredited CLE, September 2019
Co-Author, “The Implementation of Pennsylvania’s New Limited Access Order Law: Will Concealing Misdemeanor Convictions Actually Make a Difference?,” For the Defense, Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Vol. 1, Issue 3, September 2016