Margaret L. MacNair

Senior Associate

Meg practices in the areas of admiralty, maritime, and transportation law. She works with insurers and insureds to defend against personal injury claims and other liability issues.

Education, Admissions & Organizations

Meg was born in Bellevue, Washington and grew up in Libertyville, Illinois before earning her bachelor’s in political science at Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. After college, she worked in nonprofit development through AmeriCorps. She received her law degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2015. Meg has a diverse background in civil litigation and transactional law including construction, commercial, landlord/tenant, municipal and other public entity work, personal injury defense, maritime, and transportation. She is admitted to practice in the State of Illinois as well as the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois.

Meg is on the Development Advisory Board of One Tail at a Time, a Chicago-based animal rescue. She is also involved as a mentor with iMentor and works with high school students in Chicago to prepare them for college or life after high school.


Co-Author, “High court gives detailed account on torts, discretionary immunity,” Chicago Daily Law Bulletin (February, 2020)

Co-Author, “Joint Purchasing: Everything You Want to Know but are Afraid to Ask!” Illinois Association of School Business Officials UPDATE (Fall 2019)

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