Megan focuses her practice on counseling nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations and on estate planning for high net-worth families. To assist her clients, Megan offers counsel on tax issues, as well as business succession planning and estate administration. High-net-worth individuals and families trust her to compassionately oversee some of their most sensitive and confidential issues. She has experience working in probate and trust administration and is committed to helping her clients prepare for the future.

Given her knowledge and experience with international and transactional tax law, Megan helps nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations navigate all tax and governance aspects of their organizations and operations. She guides them through the nuances of joint ventures, private foundations and foundation management, and fundraising, endowment fund strategies, charitable and planned giving program criteria, commercial coventures, and working with donors. 

Megan received her undergraduate degree from Clemson University, magna cum laude, and an M.A. from The Ohio State University. She earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from Indiana University Maurer School of Law. She was a member of the Order of the Coif and served the Executive Articles Editor for the Indiana Law Journal. She remains an active alumna, serving on the Indiana Law Young Alumni Steering Committee. Megan is president of the Cincinnati Observatory Foundation board and also a board member of the Cincinnati Observatory Center, where she serves as the chair of the Development Committee, and of the Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council.  Prior to joining Taft in 2017, Megan was an associate in a Chicago AmLaw 100 firm.


  • Honoree, Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Estate & Probate

  • Honoree, Ones to Watch, Best Lawyers in America, Nonprofit / Charities Law (2021)

All Service Areas


  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law (2013)
  • The Ohio State University, M.A.
  • Clemson University, B.A.


  • State - Illinois
  • State - Ohio

Speeches and Publications


“The Basics of a Nonprofit Organization,” Cincinnati Bar Association, Feb. 19, 2019

“Charitable Gift Planning” presentation (CLE), St. Vincent de Paul – Dayton, Nov. 16, 2018


Co-author, “Accessing Your Endowment in Uncertain Times: What Organizations Need to Know,” Taft Law Bulletin, Nov. 3, 2020

Co-author, “IRS Issues Proposed Regulations Clarifying Application of Code Section 4960,” Taft Law Bulletin, June 19, 2020

Co-author, “Is Your Business Donating Goods or Services to COVID-19 Relief Efforts?” Taft Law Bulletin, April 14, 2020

Co-author, “Philanthropy in the Time of COVID-19 for Businesses,” Taft Law Bulletin, March 23, 2020

Co-author, “Philanthropy in the Time of COVID-19 for Individuals,” Taft Law Bulletin, March 23, 2020

Co-author, “New Code Section 4960,” Taft Law Bulletin, July 17, 2019

Co-author, “Prioritize Your Estate Plan Now,” Cincinnati Business Courier, Sept. 13, 2018

Professional Affiliations

  • Cincinnati Estate Planning Council


  • Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council

    Board Member

  • Indiana University Young Alumni

    Member, Cincinnati Chapter
    Member, Steering Committee 

  • University of Cincinnati College of Law

    Adjunct Professor

Community Involvement

  • Cincinnati Observatory

    Board Member
    Chair, Development Committee
    Member, Executive Committee

  • Cincinnati Observatory Foundation

    Board President