Michael J. Meehan
Of Counsel, Munger Chadwick PLC, Tucson
MICHAEL MEEHAN graduated with honors from the United States Coast Guard Academy. After serving as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Coast Guard, including in Viet Nam, he graduated with high honors from the University of Arizona College of law. He served as a law clerk to Associate Justice William Rehnquist in the United States Supreme Court. He practices law in Tucson, representing clients in trial courts and on appeals. He has tried many jury cases and has conducted more than 170 appeals, in the United States Supreme Court, various federal appeals courts and the Arizona appellate courts. He is an Elected Member of The American Law Institute; a Past President of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers; Past Member of the Federal Appellate Rules Advisory Committee of the Judicial Conference of the United States; and Board Member of the William H. Rehnquist Center for Constitutional Structures of Government. He has been rated among the Best Lawyers of America in business litigation, appellate practice and media law, since the inception of those ratings. His cases have included constitutional rights to free speech, separation of church and state and Miranda rights; business disputes, civil securities fraud, federal rights of debtors in bankruptcy, defense of murder and securities fraud prosecutions, police liability for wrongful death and numerous other areas.