University of Notre Dame, J.D. (1996)
University of Illinois, B.S. (1993)

Meighan Harmon focuses her practice on complex family law cases involving the distribution of high net worth estates and represents successful business professionals and their spouses from a variety of industries, as well as individuals with multi-generational wealth.

Meighan is a versatile attorney who provides her clients a wide range of options for resolving their disputes. She is an experienced litigator who can be fierce in the courtroom, but she is also a trained collaborative lawyer and a family law mediator who can devise creative solutions and amicably settle even the toughest of cases. No two divorces are the same, and Meighan possesses the skills necessary to provide the right solution for each unique situation with the ability to pivot between ADR and litigation when necessary.

Not only does Meighan assist her clients in dissolving their marriages, but she also encourages them to be future focused. She believes divorce offers clients a unique opportunity to build a positive future for themselves, complete with financial and emotional security. To this end, she provides her clients with the tools necessary to help them construct a solid foundation on which to navigate their new lives.  For Meighan’s clients, divorce can be a spring board to reinventing themselves.

  • Diplomate of the ACFTL
  • Ranked in Band 1 by Chambers and Partners USA for Family/Matrimonial: High Net Worth in Illinois (since 2020)
  • Meighan Harmon Named Top 50 Most Influential Woman In Law by Chicago Lawyer Magazine (2021)
  • Named “Lawyer of the Year” For Family Law By The Best Lawyers in America© (2021)
  • Listed in National Lawdragon 500 Leading Family Lawyers (since 2020)
  • Listed in Crain's Notable Gen X Leaders in Law 2019 
  • Listed in Crain's Chicago's Notable Women Lawyers 2018
  • Listed as a 10 Best Female Attorney in Illinois by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys (2016)
  • Listed as a Top 50 Women Lawyer in Illinois by Super Lawyers (2016-2024)
  • Listed as a Top 100 Lawyer in Illinois by Super Lawyers (2017-2018, 2022 - 2024)
  • Listed as a Top 100 Women Consumer Lawyer by Leading Lawyers Network (2015, 2016, 2019)
  • Listed as a Top 100 Consumer Lawyer by Leading Lawyers Network (2019)
  • International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Fellow (since 2013)
  • “40 Attorneys Under 40 in Illinois to Watch” by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company (2004)
  • AAML Fellow (since 2003)
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, by Neifeh and Smith (2008-2024)
  • Leading Lawyers Network (since 2006)
  • Illinois Super Lawyer (since 2006)
  • 2012 Women in Law, “Women Making an Impact,” Law Bulletin Publishing Company
  • Illinois (1996)
  • American College of Family Trial Lawyers (ACFTL)
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Fellow (President, Illinois Chapter, 2011-2012)
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Foundation Former Board Member
  • American Bar Association (Family Law Section)
  • Illinois State Bar Associations

Meighan is part of an elite group of leaders in family law and has been included in the Top 100 Lawyers in Illinois (all practice areas) since 2017. In 2011, she was elected by her peers to be President of the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Beginning in 2022, Meighan earned international recognition by Chambers and Partners USA, which ranked her in the top tier (Band 1) for Family/Matrimonial Law: High Net Worth. Super Lawyers also named Meighan as one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Illinois each year since 2016. In 2021, Meighan was named a "Lawyer of the Year" in Family Law by The Best Lawyers in America. She has been recognized by the Leading Lawyers Network and Illinois Super Lawyers since 2006. 

A frequent lecturer on family law topics, she is also a published author, having assisted in the researching and drafting of the book Problems in Family Law

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