Megan Stride is an associate in Mayer Brown’s Chicago office and a member of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice. Megan has represented clients in high-stakes litigation involving a variety of subject areas, including antitrust matters, environmental allegations, trusts and estates disputes, employment issues, and claims involving misappropriation of trade secrets and other confidential information. Megan has deposed witnesses, briefed discovery and other motions, and drafted state agency submissions in connection with her client matters.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Megan clerked for Judge John J. Tharp, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. She graduated cum laude from Northwestern University School of Law, where she served as Managing Editor on the Northwestern University Law Review. Before attending law school, Megan worked as a journalist for a legal news publication.


Northwestern University School of Law, JD, cum laude
Managing Editor, Northwestern University Law Review
Arlyn Miner Book Award

New York University, BA
Managing Editor, Washington Square News


  • Illinois


  • US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


  • Seventh Circuit Bar Association Board of Governors
  • American Bar Association, Antitrust Section