Meagan Nydegger practices intellectual property law in the Litigation Department of Lewis Rice. She represents individuals and companies in various disputes, including complex commercial and civil litigation. While attending law school at Saint Louis University, Meagan served as a summer associate for Morgan Lewis and a legal extern for Emerson. Meagan also served as a Law Clerk for the Federal Public Defender's Office. 

Prior to law school, Meagan served as the Chief of Operations at the National Institute of Standards and Technology Center for Neutron Research. She also served as a Nuclear Duty Officer and Senior Reactor Operator for Southern Nuclear, where the Nuclear Regulator Commission licensed her as a Senior Reactor Operator. 

Practice Areas


  • Saint Louis University School of Law (J.D., with honors, 2023)
    • Dean's List
    • Academic Excellence Award Recipient in Federal Rules of Evidence
    • Chairperson for Diversity and Inclusion
  • Maryville University (M.B.A., with honors, 2020)
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology (B.S., cum laude, 2011)
    • Nuclear Engineering

Legal Background

  • Legal extern, Emerson (2021, 2022)
  • Law Clerk, Federal Public Defender’s Office (2022)
  • Summer Associate, Morgan Lewis (2021, 2022)

Professional Affiliations

  • Theodore McMillian American Inns of Court (2021-2023)


  • Missouri Bar
  • Illinois Bar