Meghan J. Wood

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Associate

Phone Number: 312-750-1215, ext. 3042

Email: MWood@matushek.com


Meghan J. Wood is an associate with Matushek Nilles LLC. She concentrates her practice on the defense of asbestos claims, as well as product liability, toxic torts, and occupational injury claims. She brings her writing talents to bear in the drafting of responsive pleadings and dispositive motions on behalf of our clients.

Legal Experience: Ms. Wood previously worked as a law clerk for a Chicago insurance defense firm where she gained experience in legal research and drafting briefs in the defense of premises liability and construction claims, as well as insurance coverage and bankruptcy issues. Ms. Wood's specialty is dispositive motion practice. She is skilled in the early recognition of legal issues that provide opportunities for the efficient disposition of claims against our clients, including matters of personal jurisdiction, improper pleading, forum non conveniens, and dispositive motions to dismiss and for summary judgment.

Professional Associations: Ms. Wood is a member of the Chicago Bar Association.

Education: Meghan J. Wood earned her Juris Doctor from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law where she was on the Dean's Honor List for three consecutive semesters.  She received her B.A. in Communication, cum laude, from the University of Missouri.

Admitted to Practice: Ms. Wood is admitted to practice before the Illinois Supreme Court.