Visiting Assistant Professor
Meghan M. Boone has been a Visiting Assistant Professor since 2016. Professor Boone’s research interests include state regulation of the physical body, emerging trends in civil rights litigation, and issues of inclusion in the legal profession. Her current project involves an examination of the ways in which laws addressing breastfeeding reinforce damaging stereotypes regarding the primacy of women’s maternal role. She earned her J.D., summa cum laude, from American University Washington College of Law, where she served as the Associate Symposium Editor for the American University Law Review. Professor Boone also completed an LL.M. degree in Advocacy from Georgetown University, where she was a Clinical Teaching Fellow at the Institute for Public Representation (IPR), in the Civil Rights and General Public Interest Litigation section. While at IPR, Professor Boone litigated a wide variety of matters in both state and federal court, including cases under Title VII, Title IX, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and state consumer protection statutes.
Prior to her academic work, Professor Boone was an associate at Cohen, Milstein, Sellers and Toll, PLLC, where she worked on Antitrust and Civil Rights class action litigation. She also clerked for the Honorable Martha C. Daughtrey on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Nashville, Tennessee. She received her undergraduate degree from Trinity College in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies. She is admitted to practice in Florida and the District of Columbia, as well as in the U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal for the Fourth and Sixth Circuits and the U.S. Federal District courts for the Eastern District of Michigan and the District of Columbia.