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Meagher Elected to American Board of Trial Advocates

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November 8, 2021

Tom MeagherLansing, Mich. —Foster Swift litigator Thomas R. Meagher, was one of four Michigan attorneys elected to be members of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) at the National Board Meeting on Saturday, October 23.

Founded in 1958, ABOTA is a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges. ABOTA and its members are dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial right provided by the Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. 

ABOTA is an invitation-only organization. Members must have at least five years of active experience as trial lawyers, have tried at least ten civil jury trials to conclusion, and possess additional litigation experience. Members must also exhibit the virtues of civility, integrity and professionalism by following ABOTA’s Code of Professionalism and Principles of Civility.

Meagher practices out of the firm’s Lansing office and brings more than 30 years’ experience to the areas of employment and civil rights litigation, commercial litigation and appellate law.