Meredith L. McDonald


Office: Denver

Direct: 303-652-5863

Fax: 312-422-6110

  • Professional Overview
    Meredith McDonald is a partner in the Denver office of O'Hagan Meyer.

    Meredith has 20 years of experience defending and advising private entities in a variety of matters, including employment, civil rights, professional liability, torts and contract matters. She represents clients in all aspects of litigation, both in state and federal court, and has successfully mediated a large number of complex cases.

    As part of her practice, Meredith’s focus includes the defense of corporate and public entities and representatives in claims related to discrimination under federal and state law, wrongful termination in violation of public policy, and wage and hour violations. She assists clients in administrative actions before the Colorado Civil Rights Division and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. She advises clients in pre-litigation matters and general employment questions, including compliance with federal, state, and local law, employment handbooks, and policies.

    Outside of her employment law practice, Meredith also has experience in defending a wide range of civil rights, tort and contract matters, including the defense of public entities, professional architects and engineers, construction professionals, and other private entities in all aspects of litigation.

    Meredith frequently presents at continuing legal education seminars on a variety of employment law topics.

    Meredith currently serves as the President of the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, an organization whose members are among the most elite defense lawyers in the State of Colorado. She previously served as the Chair of the Employment Law Committee of the TIPS Section of the American Bar Association.
  • Practice Areas
  • Education and Admissions


    • B.A. from Emory University.
    • J.D. from University of Denver.
    • Masters in International Management from University of Denver.


    • United States District Court of Colorado
    • United States 10th Circuit Court of Appeals

    States Licensed

    • Colorado
  • Professional Organization Memberships
    • Colorado Bar Association
    • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
  • News, Honors, Publications & Speeches
    • Listed in Best Lawyers in America® 2023 — Employment Law – Management
    • Listed in Super Lawyers 2023 – Civil Litigation - Defense
  • Languages
    • Spanish