Maeghan Whitehead focuses her practice on counseling and advocating for businesses and individuals in complex commercial and intellectual property disputes. She represents clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies to entrepreneurs across a wide variety of industries and has litigated cases in numerous federal and state courts. Maeghan recently briefed and presented oral arguments before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit as well as appellate courts throughout Texas. Clients appreciate Maeghan’s practical, business-oriented approach, high energy, and ability to excel when the stakes are high.
Maeghan is deeply involved with the legal community and is the Immediate Past Chair of Attorneys Serving the Community (ASC), an organization that brings women lawyers together to utilize their resources and support local non-profit organizations whose programs aid women, children, and families. She served as ASC’s Lead Chair in 2022-2023 and Co-Chair in 2021-2022 and will chair the Charity Selection Committee in 2024.
Maeghan was recognized in 2024 by The Best Lawyers in America® for Intellectual Property Litigation. She was recognized as one of the “Best Lawyers Under 40” in 2022 and 2023 and one of the “Best Lawyers in Dallas” in 2021 and 2023 by D Magazine. Maeghan also earned recognition from Super Lawyers magazine as a Texas “Rising Star” for Business Litigation from 2019 through 2024.
Prior to joining the firm, Maeghan was a partner at an intellectual property and commercial litigation firm based in Dallas, Texas, where her practice focused on complex commercial and intellectual property litigation. Previously, Maeghan was an associate and then partner at a business litigation law firm based in Dallas, Texas, where she practiced complex commercial litigation. Earlier in her career, Maeghan practiced extensively in the area of patent infringement litigation.
While attending law school, Maeghan served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Stanwood R. Duval, Jr. in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. She was also a member of the Tulane Journal of International & Comparative Law.
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Tulane University Law School J.D. (2010) Certificate of Specialization in International & Comparative Law
University of Texas at Austin B.A., English (2007)
University of Texas at Austin B.S., Communication Studies (2007)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
Attorneys Serving the Community (ASC)
Lead Chair (2022-2023)
Charity Selection Committee, Chair (2024)
Texas Women’s Foundation, XIX Society Member (2019-Present)
Dallas Bar Association, Member
Dallas Bar Association, WE LEAD (Women Empowered To Lead), Member Class of 2022
Dallas Women Lawyers Association, Member
Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL) Foundation, Life Fellow
Shakespeare Dallas, Board of Directors, Member (2019-2021)
Business Council for the Arts, Leadership Arts Institute, Member Class of 2018-2019
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