Department of Economics

Meg Morrow

  • Graduated: 1981
  • Field: Law

Meg graduated from California State University, Chico, in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Santa Clara School of Law in 1989. While a law student, Meg participated in an overseas study program at Oxford University and was a visiting student at the University of Southern California School of Law. Prior to joining Russell & Mirkovich, Meg served as general counsel for Nova Container Freight Station and Nova Transportation Services, Inc.  She became a partner in the firm that is now Russell, Mirkovich and Morrow.

Meg's practice focuses on transportation issues involving ocean carriers, NVOCCs, warehouse keepers and other entities involved in ocean and inland transportation; defense of employers and vessel owners in Jones Act and other maritime personal injury claims; property damage and commercial litigation; and business transactions.

Meg has been a lecturer at California State University, Long Beach, teaching a class entitled "Legal Issues for Ocean Carriers and Intermediaries." She is currently an associate member of the Maritime Law Association and a member of the Long Beach Bar Association, serving as chair of its admiralty and community outreach committees. From 1998 through 2000, she was a member of the Long Beach Bar Association Board of Governors. Meg is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.

Areas of Practice:

  • Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • General Business Litigation
  • Real Property & Commercial Transactions

In a recent interview Meg said that "Economics provides an individual with problem-solving skills on a focused and limited level as well as on a broad scope.  Those skills incorporate math, history, and language foundations that can be utilized in nearly every forum."

Portrait of Meg Morrow