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Megan Cunniff Church is a partner of the U.S. litigation boutique MoloLamken LLP. She is a highly accomplished trial lawyer who represents companies and individuals in high-stakes civil litigation and criminal and regulatory matters. She conducts corporate internal investigations in the U.S. and abroad, and she advises clients on crisis and risk management.
As a former federal prosecutor, Ms. Church has extensive experience investigating, litigating, and successfully resolving white collar criminal and regulatory matters. She served as a Deputy Chief of the Financial Crimes section of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois, where she prosecuted and supervised complex health care fraud, tax fraud, and corporate and financial crimes cases. She also served as a Deputy Chief of the General Crimes section of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, where she trained and supervised new prosecutors on federal criminal practice.
Ms. Church was named to Crain’s Chicago Business 40 Under 40 list in 2017 and Chicago’s Notable Women Lawyers list in 2018. She was named an Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers in 2017 and 2018.
Ms. Church has taught trial advocacy at the University of Chicago Law School and Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable William J. Bauer of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and to the Honorable Joan H. Lefkow of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.