About Meaghan Murphy
Meaghan Murphy, an associate with Meland Russin & Budwick, focuses her practice on commercial litigation and bankruptcy.
Prior to joining the firm, Meaghan worked as an associate at Liebler, Gonzalez & Portuondo, where she handled commercial litigation matters on behalf of some of the nation’s largest lenders. She also previously worked as an associate at a Coral Gables insurance defense firm, where she was involved in all aspects of insurance defense litigation, primarily in relation to third-party bodily injury and first-party property damage claims.
While in law school, Meaghan worked as a legal intern for the Bankruptcy Assistance Clinic, where she assisted in representing pro bono clients throughout all phases of bankruptcy, from filing to discharge. She also was a legal intern and supervising fellow for the Health & Elder Law Clinic, where she helped represent indigent individuals with major health issues, primarily HIV and AIDS, with immigration, Social Security, and public benefits matters.
- University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 2012, magna cum laude
- Dean’s List
- Order of the Coif
- Psychology, Public Policy & Law Journal, Managing Editor (2011-2012)
- University of Idaho, B.S., 2008
- Co-Author: “An Unlimited Reach-Back Period When IRS Is Triggering Creditor?” American Bankruptcy Institute, January 2017.
- Southern District of Florida
- An Unlimited Reach-Back Period When IRS Is Triggering Creditor? January 1, 2017
Using the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as the “triggering creditor” under § 544(b) of the Bankruptcy Code provides a powerful tool for bankruptcy trustees to reach back for periods of 10 or more years in the pursuit of fraudulent conveyances that are otherwise outside the applicable state law statutes of limitation.
- Glenn Beck Media Outlet Says Texas Suit Trumps Del. Filing September 13, 2016
Glenn Beck's media outlet TheBlaze.com told the Delaware Chancery Court on Monday that it should halt proceedings in a suit its former CEO brought against the company — seeking an order that it foot the defense bill for a related Texas suit accusing him of mismanaging Beck's production company — characterizing it as “forum shopping.” ...
- Glenn Beck’s News Outlet Says Ex-CEO Can’t Get Indemnity August 24, 2016
The former CEO of Glenn Beck’s news outlet TheBlaze Inc. on Wednesday asked a Delaware court to order the company to foot the bill for a suit accusing him of mismanaging Beck’s production company, just days after TheBlaze asked a Texas state court to do the opposite.