Meghan is a Principal in the firm's Business & Corporate, Commercial Finance, and Real Estate groups and represents both commercial borrowers and lenders in various financing and corporate transactions. Specifically, she has been actively engaged in representing both for-profit and non-profit developers in connection with the acquisition, development, and financing of affordable housing, utilizing low-income tax credits, historic tax credits, a variety of HUD insured financing products, grants, and soft debt financing sources. Meghan has assisted clients in closing loans involving a broad range of financing structures, working with HUD, state housing finance authorities, local housing authorities, municipal development agencies, private equity lenders, tax credit investors, and banks.
Over the past fifteen years, Meghan has served as both lead counsel and has provided necessary local counsel support for out-of-state developers seeking to develop affordable housing or to complete historic renovations in Connecticut. In addition, Meghan has represented a number of limited equity cooperatives in Connecticut, in connection with the dissolution of the cooperative, sale of its assets, and preservation of affordability for residents.
Meghan’s interest and commitment to the development of affordable housing stems, in part, from her work at the Northwest Justice Project in Yakima, Washington, where she assisted clients with a variety of housing and public benefit challenges. Meghan was placed at the Northwest Justice Project as part of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, in which she served after graduating from the College of the Holy Cross.
After completing her law degree at Quinnipiac University School of Law, Meghan served as a law clerk for the Connecticut Appellate Court, where she clerked for the Honorable Socrates H. Mihalakos and the Honorable George D. Stoughton. Prior to joining Cohen & Wolf, P.C., Meghan was a principal at Susman, Duffy & Segaloff, PC in New Haven, where she practiced for seventeen years.
- Connecticut Appellate Court
College of the Holy Cross, B.A., 2000
Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D., Summa Cum Laude, 2004
- Quinnipiac Law Review (Note and Casenote Editor)
- Brehon Law Society (Treasurer)
Distinguished Academic Achievement Awards: Legal Skills; Irish Legal History; Lawyer's Professional Responsibility; Poverty Law; Advanced Connecticut Civil Procedure; Juvenile Law
- U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
Honors & Awards
Best Lawyers in America®, Real Estate Law, 2024
Board Member for the Clark Memorial Library, Bethany, CT