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S. Megan McGrew

Director Legal Process Engineering

As Director of Legal Process Engineering, Megan McGrew serves as the point person for innovative solutions for attorneys and clients.

Professional Biography


Megan serves as director of Legal Process Engineering where her focus is on the concierge approach to the application of legal innovation tools and technologies into the working lives of attorneys and their clients. She uses her experience in legal project management, legal process improvement, knowledge management, pricing, data analytics, and implementation of legal innovation tools to develop bespoke offerings that truly fit the need of the attorneys, their practice, the clients, and their engagements.

Megan has more than 15 years of project management experience stemming from her work in political and disaster recovery arenas. In the political arena, she served in administrative management and campaign management positions in local, regional and statewide campaigns across Mississippi. During her time in the disaster recovery field, Megan worked in both legal as well as project management capacities, providing legal counsel in the administration of grant monies, as well as overseeing paralegals and analysts in tracking, reporting and document review projects.

  • Member – Mississippi State Bar Association
    • Chair – Technology Committee (2020 – 2022)
    • Member – Young Lawyers Division (Disaster Recovery Committee: County Coordinator, Pro Bono/Legal Aide Volunteer; Prison Dogs Committee)
    • Volunteer (Mock Trial Judge, Wills for Heroes Attorney)
    • Volunteer (YLD – CLE Committee)
  • Member – Mississippi Women Lawyers Association
    • Board of Directors – Director of Speakers (2016 – 2017); Secretary (2017 – 2018); Special Projects (2018 – 2019)
    • Day of Leadership Committee 2015
  • Member – American Bar Association
    • Member – Young Lawyers Division
    • Member – Law Practice Section (LPM Committee: LPM Law School Curriculum Subcommittee)
  • Member – Phi Alpha Delta Alumni Association
  • Member – Project Management Institute – International
  • Member – Project Management Institute – CMS Chapter
  • Instructor – Mississippi College School of Law
  • Graduate – Mississippi Bar Leadership Forum, Class of 2015
  • Project Management Institute – Project Management Professional, 2013
  • Project Management Institute – Project Risk Management Certification, 2013
  • Lean Certificate – Mississippi State University, 2014
  • Six Sigma Black Belt – Mississippi State University, 2018
  • Microsoft Office Proficiency – Prescience, 2013
  • Co-author – "Ethics and Technology," Megan McGrew and Adam Kilgore, Mississippi Lawyer (Winter 2021)
  • Contributor – "The Power of Legal Project Management, A Practical Handbook," Susan Raridon Lambreth and David A. Rueff, Jr., ABA, Second Edition (November 2021)
  • Author – "Looking Beyond the Pandemic to Identify Your Firm's Technological Needs," The Mississippi Lawyer (Fall 2020)
  • Contributing Editor – "The Power of Legal Project Management, A Practical Guide," Susan Raridon Lambreth and David A. Rueff, Jr., ABA (January 2014)
  • Presenter – "Ethics and Technology," Mississippi Bar Association (January 2022)
  • Presenter – "Tool Time and Member Benefits," What's Next? Technology CLE, Mississippi Bar (April 2021)
  • Presenter – "Now is the Time to Develop Your Legal Tech Strategy," Mississippi Bar Association (December 2020)
  • Panelist – ABA Business law Section Annual Meeting 2019: Legal Analytics Program (September 2019)
  • Presenter – "Making Your Practice More Efficient and Effective," Mississippi Bar Association and Mississippi Association for Justice Summer School for Lawyers (July 2019)
  • Presenter – "Be The Attorney Mr. Rogers Knew You Could Be: A Lawyer's Duty to the Public," Bridging the Gap Series, Mississippi Bar Association (April 2016, April 2018)
  • Presenter – "Making Yourself Invaluable: Incorporating LPM Into Your Practice," Annual IPMA Conference & Expo, International Practice Management Associate (October 2017)
  • Presenter – "Everything is a Project: Incorporating Project Management in the Legal Arena," Professional Development Day, PMI – Central Mississippi Chapter (September 2017)
  • Presenter – "Better Law Through Better Business: A Practical Application of Business Techniques to Help Meet Ethical Obligations," Mississippi Association for Justice Lunch and Learn (May 2016)
  • Presenter – "Adjusting and Implementing Project Management in the Legal Arena," PMI Greater New Orleans Chapter (March 2016)
  • Presenter – Improving Case Management with LPM, Beginner and Intermediate Courses - NALA Webinar Series (March 2014; October 2014; March 2015; September 2015, October 2015; March 2016)
  • Moderator – "Answers (and Discussion!) to the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Legal Project Management," Legal Marketing Association Webinar (April 2015)
  • Presenter – "Legal Project Management Training Boot Camp, Stage 3: Executing the Project," American Bar Association Business Law Section, Center for Professional Development, Law Practice Division Webinar (January 2015)
  • Presenter – "Lean for Legal," LawVision LPM Roundtable (October 2014)
  • Presenter – "Adjusting and Implementing Project Management in the Legal Arena," PMI Central Mississippi Chapter (July 2014)
  • Presenter – "Improving Case Management with LPM," Mississippi Paralegal Association Spring Seminar (April 2014)

Education

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 2007
  • Mississippi College, B.A., 2004, magna cum laude

Admissions

  • Mississippi, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi, 2007

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