Megan K. Monaghan

Megan K. Monaghan


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Chicago, Illinois 60602

 Megan K. Monaghan is a Shareholder in Querrey & Harrow's Chicago office and concentrates her practice in commercial litigation, products liability and defense of civil rights claims. Ms. Monaghan has worked with Querrey & Harrow since 2008. As a law clerk, Ms. Monaghan gained experience in legal research and all phases of the litigation process.

Ms. Monaghan received her law degree from The John Marshall Law School. During law school, she made the Dean’s List and earned the CALI award in the following subjects: Agency and Unincorporated Business Entities, Civil Procedure I, Police Civil Liabilities, Professional Responsibility and Property. Ms. Monaghan also served as a lead articles editor for The John Marshall Law Review. Additionally, she was a finalist in the 2011 Dean Fred. F. Herzog Moot Court Competition. In 2013, Ms. Monaghan participated in the John J. Gibbons National Criminal Procedure Moot Court Competition. She also served as the 2010-2011 Fundraising Chair for the International Law Society, an organization that seeks to promote a greater interest in international law.

Prior to obtaining her law degree, Ms. Monaghan attended Bradley University, where she graduated with a degree in political science.



The John Marshall Law School, cum laude, J.D. 2013

Bradley University, magna cum laude, B.A. 2007


Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Defense of Civil Rights Claims


Litigation for Municipalities

Product Liability


Bar and Court Admissions

Illinois, 2013

US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2013



Chicago Bar Association

American Bar Association



Control Over Subcontractor's Work Subjects A General Contractor to Liability

Supreme Court Enforces a Forum-Selection Clause

Court Looks Beyond Contract to Decide Contractor’s Duty of Care

Court Upholds Contractual Forum Selection Clause

NEWS: Court Enforces Liability Waiver in Gym Membership Agreement

QUED IN - First District Decision Strengthens Liability Waivers



Lead Articles Editor, The John Marshall Law Review

CALI Award, Agency and Unincorporated Business Entities

CALI Award, Civil Procedure I

CALI Award, Police Civil Liabilities

CALI Award, Professional Responsibility

CALI Award, Property



Q&H Wins Major Victory in Wrongful Conviction Case Defense

Q&H Wins Massive Civil Rights Case Following 2006 Jail Escape

Kowalczyk and Monaghan Prevail in Police Excessive Force Claim

Querrey & Harrow Congratulates Associate Megan Monaghan