- Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 1985
- Miami University, A.B., 1982
Bar & Court Admissions
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
- Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.
Meg is a partner in the Vorys Cleveland office and a member of the litigation group. She has more than 30 years of experience in general civil litigation. Meg has significant experience representing Ohio employers in all aspects of workers’ compensation law, including administrative hearings before the Industrial Commission. She also has extensive experience in Ohio state courts representing employers in jury trials and mediations involving appeals from Industrial Commission proceedings. Meg has significant experience defending asbestos and other occupational exposure claims. She is well versed in analyzing medical records and historical documents to help her clients assess and manage claims from beginning to end. Meg has extensive experience with expert and non-expert witness depositions. She represents employers in state and federal court in cases involving intentional tort, retaliatory discharge and unemployment. Meg also counsels clients on the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Medicare Secondary Payor Act.
Career highlights include:
- Representing employers in workers' compensation asbestos as well as other hazardous exposure claims
Meg is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association.
Meg received her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and her A.B. from Miami University.
Honors & Awards
- Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated
- 1/2/2019Vorys is pleased to announce that Kari Coniglio, David Edelstein, Margaret Everett, Christopher Ingram and James W. Kelly II became partners of the firm on January 1, 2019.
- 11/7/2019The Vorys Akron office hosted a labor and employment seminar on November 7, 2019.
- 11/8/2018Vorys hosted the annual Akron Labor and Employment Seminar on November 8, 2018.
- 9/7/2018On September 7, 2018, Vorys hosted the annual Workers’ Compensation Client Briefing in Columbus, Ohio.
- 11/2/2017Vorys attorneys Tom Cookes, Meg Everett, Chris Poth, Ashley Manfull and Ken Stump presented at the 2017 Akron Labor and Employment Seminar on November 2, 2017.
- 9/9/2016Vorys attorneys Dan Balmert, Corrine Carman, Margaret Everett, Scott Jamieson, Andrew Kaplan, Ted Mattis, Buz Minor, Brad Sinnott, Carl Smallwood, Elizabeth Smith, Ken Stump, Jerry Webbs and Rosemary Welsh were speakers at the annual Vorys Workers' Compensation Annual Client Briefing on September 9, 2016.
- 10/24/2014Vorys attorneys Tom Crookes, Ashley Manfull, Meg Everett, Ken Stump and Jen Dunsizer presented at the Akron Labor and Employment Law Conference on October 24, 2014.
- 11/6/2013Vorys attorneys Tom Crookes, Jolie Havens, Jen Dunsizer, Meg Everett, Ashley Manfull and Ken Stump presented at the Vorys Labor and Employment Law Conference on November 6, 2013.
- 11/9/2012Vorys attorneys Tom Crookes, Jolie Havens, Meg Everett, Ashley Manfull and Stephanie Angeloni presented at the firm's annual labor and employment law seminar on November 9.
- 9/21/2012Several Vorys attorneys presented at the invitation-only Best Practices in Ohio Workers' Compensation Client Briefing on September 21.
- 3/25/2020This alert provides some information related to workers' compensation issues in Ohio amid the COVID-9 pandemic.
- 3/13/2020The Ohio Industrial Commission announced today that all workers’ compensation hearings will be suspended from Monday, March 16 to Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Beginning Wednesday, March 18, the Commission will begin conducting some hearings by telephone.
- 8/2/2016Labor and Employment Alert: Workers’ Compensation Retaliation Does Not Require a Workplace Injury Under Ohio LawOhio Workers’ Compensation law prohibits employers from retaliating against employees who seek workers’ compensation benefits.
- 12/30/2014Margaret Everett, of counsel in the Vorys Cleveland office and member of the litigation group, authored an article for Crain’s Cleveland Business titled “Workers' Compensation Fraud Investigations: Old School Meets New Tools.”
- 8/12/2014Margaret Everett, of counsel in the Vorys Cleveland office, authored an article for Crain’s Cleveland Business. In the article, Everett states that an estimated 200,000 Ohio employers might be eligible for premium refunds from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) following a settlement in litigation between state-funded employers and the BWC.