Meredith is Of Counsel in Maynard Nexsen's Government Investigations & White Collar Defense practice group.

She is skilled in white collar and investigations work, supporting clients in settlements and trials in state and federal courts. Meredith also handles complex civil litigation, professional licensure issues, and has extensive experience in Title IX investigations and student conduct matters. She has represented clients facing asset forfeiture and seizure.

Prior to joining Maynard Nexsen, Meredith served as Partner at Dysart Willis, a full-service criminal defense firm. She has interned at the U.S. Department of Justice Organized Crime and Gang Section and has experience in state court, having interned with the Forsyth County and Wake County district attorneys' offices.

She previously served on the Board and was the recipient of the Tenth Judicial District and Wake County Bar Association's 2020 President's Award for her service and commitment to the Young Lawyers Division.

Meredith holds a J.D. from Wake Forest School of Law, where she currently serves on the Rose Council, its young alumni board. While in law school, she was the President of Women in Law at Wake Forest and received the Forsyth County Women Attorney's Association Scholarship Award upon graduation for her efforts in the organization. She was a member of the Pro Bono Honor Society and is the author of various publications, including an article on transnational civil litigation in the Baku State University Law Review, as well as an entry on copyright in the music industry in the Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law Blog. She earned her B.A. in Political Science from North Carolina State University.

Community & Professional

  • Tenth Judicial District Bar
  • Wake County Bar Association
    • Strategic Planning Implementation Committee, 10th Judicial District/Wake County Bar Association
    • Past Secretary/Board of Directors, 10th Judicial District/Wake County Bar Association
    • Past Bylaws Chair, 10th Judicial District/Wake County Bar Association
    • Past Social Chair, Wake County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
    • Past Summer Clerk Orientation Chair, Wake County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
  • North Carolina Bar Association
    • Co-Chair, Legal Feeding Frenzy
  • American Bar Association
  • Women's White Collar Defense Association
  • Rose Council, Wake Forest University School of Law
  • Christian Women’s Job Corps of NC, Inc., Board Member
  • North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts, Expunction Working Group (2022)

Representative Experience

Indicted Criminal Matters

  • Defended individual in state superior court on financial fraud offenses. Individual was successfully enrolled in a diversion program in lieu of a conviction.

Title IX Investigations

  • Defended doctoral professor in university Title IX investigation and hearing involving sexual assault offenses. Professor was found not responsible.
  • Defended college senior in university Title IX investigation and hearing involving sexual assault offenses where student faced possible expulsion. Student was found not responsible and received diploma.
  • Defended international student in university Title IX investigation involving sexual assault offenses. Successfully negotiated university settlement in lieu of formal Title IX proceedings.

Victim Advocacy, Asset Forfeiture, and Other Matters

  • Assisted victim of harassment and dating violence in investigating occurrence, reporting to law enforcement, and pursuing federal prosecution.
  • Assisted disabled veteran in asset seizure and civil forfeiture proceedings following federal criminal information.
  • Assisted individual in negotiations and settlement of a $500,000.00 state unauthorized substance use tax assessment.



  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star (2022 – 2024)
  • North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Young Lawyer of the Quarter Award (2023)
  • National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Top 10 Under 40 Attorney Award (2023)
  • Tenth Judicial District/Wake County Bar Association, President’s Award (2020)




  • State Bar: North Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals: Fourth Circuit, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court: North Carolina (Eastern, Middle, Western)
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