Lowe Eklund Wakefield is proud to announce that partner attorney Meghan P. Connolly was honored with the Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys (CATA) President’s Service Award for her outstanding commitment to the organization over the past year. Connolly was also appointed Secretary of the organization after serving as Treasurer in the 2019-2020 term.
“I’m honored to receive the President’s Service Award from our outgoing President, William Eadie Our organization gives great value to our members, and we are always working to improve the impact we can have on each other, our clients, and the community,” said Connolly. “I’m glad to have had the opportunity advance the ball for CATA, and I thank Will for this honorable recognition.”
As a leader of CATA, Connolly regularly contributes to the outstanding CATA News Magazine, attends events, and continuing legal education programming.
Connolly attended Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Ohio Association for Justice, and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. She joined Lowe Eklund Wakefield as a senior law clerk during law school and became a partner in 2018. Connolly’s career as a lawyer is devoted to helping injured victims of negligence, with particular focus in helping nursing home residents and their families.
In addition to her work with CATA, Connolly serves on the Board of Directors of the Ohio Association for Justice and was recently named The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 in 2020. She has also been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2018-2020 as a Top-Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Cleveland, Ohio.
CATA was founded in 1959 to help aid the Cleveland area legal community in providing better representation to personal injury plaintiffs through educational programming and training. The organization is made up of personal injury attorneys practicing in every area of the field.