Megan M. Kelly Joins Maynard


Maynard & Gale (Maynard) is pleased to announce that Megan M. Kelly has joined the Firm’s Estate Planning and Fiduciary Advisory Services practice groups.

Mrs. Kelly brings experience from a prior firm in the areas of both estate planning and litigation. At Maynard, she will focus her practice in the areas of trusts and estates, fiduciary advisory services, and related litigation. Her practice includes working with families and individual clients to assist them with their estate planning needs, charitable giving, and wealth preservation. Mrs. Kelly will also work with fiduciaries, including trust departments, trust companies, and wealth management firms, to advise on matters involving the administration of estates and trusts and overall risk management. Using her background in litigation, Mrs. Kelly will also represent clients in pre-litigation disputes, mediations, trials, and appellate proceedings.

“We are excited to have Megan join our team,” said Cynthia Lamar-Hart, Chair of Maynard’s Trusts and Estates practices. “Megan is a rising star in the area of estate planning and fiduciary litigation, and her skills are well suited for the comprehensive and sophisticated platform of services that we provide to our clients in these sectors.”

Mrs. Kelly is recognized in Best Lawyers® “Ones to Watch” in the areas of Trusts and Estates, Litigation: Trusts and Estates, and Commercial Litigation. She received her J.D. from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law and her M.B.A. from Samford University’s Brock School of Business. She graduated magna cum laude with a BS in agricultural leadership and development from Texas A&M. Between her undergraduate and postgraduate studies, Mrs. Kelly spent two years teaching in Alabama with Teach For America.

About Maynard Nexsen

Maynard Nexsen is a full-service law firm with more than 550 attorneys in 24 offices from coast to coast across the United States. Maynard Nexsen formed in 2023 when two successful, client-centered firms combined to form a powerful national team. Maynard Nexsen’s list of clients spans a wide range of industry sectors and includes both public and private companies. 

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