Meagan L. Blackwell-Patterson

Direct Dial: (913) 749-0320
meaganp@waldeckpatterson.com

Meagan L. Blackwell-Patterson is a shareholder of the firm and her civil litigation practice includes defending clients against personal injury and property damage claims of all sizes and types, from premises liability and products liability to wrongful death, civil rights and medical malpractice. Ms. Patterson also represents small businesses in corporate, employment and risk management matters and defends employers against Title VII claims in the EEOC, state Human Rights Commission and in state and federal courts in Kansas and Missouri.

Ms. Patterson was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. She now makes her home in a suburb of Kansas City.

Practice Areas:

  • Insurance Defense
  • Commercial and Complex Personal Injury
  • Products and Premises Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Employment Law & Liability
  • Dram Shop Liability
  • Private Security Claims & Civil Rights Litigation
  • Specialty Risk Defense

Admitted to Practice:

  • Missouri
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • United States District Court for the District of Kansas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth and Tenth Circuits

Professional Associations/Activities:

  • American Bar Association
  • Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City
  • DRI (Defense Research Institute)
  • Johnson County Bar Association
  • Kansas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Louisville Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
  • Professional Liability Defense Organization
  • The Claims and Litigation Management (CLM) Alliance
  • Selected to the 2014 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars List

Education:

  • Bellarmine University – B.A. 2000
  • University of Kentucky College of Law – J.D. 2004
  • Kentucky Law Journal

Representative Clients:

  • Allied World Insurance Company
  • Berkley Specialty Underwriting
  • Chartis Insurance
  • Chesley Brown International, Inc.
  • First Response, Inc.
  • Maxum Specialty Insurance Group
  • Munich Re
  • The Hartford
  • York Pro, Inc.
  • York Risk Services Group