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Megan L. Whiteside

Megan L. Whiteside
Trial Lawyer
Mom Life and Law

Megan L. Whiteside practices at Shiffman & Shiffman, P.C. in Washington, DC. Professor Whiteside’s practice focuses on representing injured people in litigation, from pre-suit negotiations through trial. Prior to joining Shiffman & Shiffman, Professor Whiteside served as a law clerk at the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland and as an associate for a medical malpractice defense firm. She uses that prior experience and perspective to advise and zealously represent injured people.

She earned her undergraduate degree in philosophy from the University of California, Los Angeles and law degree from the American University, Washington College of Law. Professor Whiteside has returned to her alma mater as an Adjunct Professor and Mock Trial Coach in the Trial Advocacy Program. She is an active member of the American Association for Justice, the Maryland Association for Justice, the D.C. Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Bar Association. When she is not fighting to protect the rights of injured people, she enjoys spending time with her family and running marathons. Ms. Whiteside is admitted to practice law in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

  • 05:30 Becoming a litigator
  • 12:51 Mom Life and Law
  • 19:09 Parental leave and valuing employees
  • 25:29 My personal and professional development journey
  • 30:56 Empathizing with our clients
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