Megan E. Thompson is a partner in Herrick's Real Estate and Corporate Departments where she focuses her practice on commercial lending transactions, real estate finance and financial services. Megan has significant experience advising financial institutions in a wide variety of loan transactions, including secured and unsecured loan transactions, asset-based financings, syndicated financings, acquisition financings, mezzanine loans and intercreditor agreements, leveraged financings and sponsor financings as well as distressed loans. She also represents leading lenders in recurring monthly revenue (RMR) loans in the home security and medical monitoring industries.

Megan was named one of the "Top 25 Attorneys of Pennsylvania for 2024" by Attorney Intel and in 2023, Megan was named a "Most Effective Dealmaker" by The Legal Intelligencer and ALM Media for Pennsylvania. Additionally, Megan was recognized as a leading lawyer in Banking & Finance in the Chambers USA 2018 and 2022 guides and was named as Associate to Watch by Chambers in 2019.

Prior to joining Herrick was a shareholder at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney. In addition, prior to pursuing a legal career, Megan was a Certified Public Accountant and served as senior associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers where she focused her worked on SEC audit engagements.

Additionally, Megan is a member of Law360's Pennsylvania Editorial Advisory Board since 2023. The board provides feedback on Law360's coverage and insight on how best to shape future coverage.

Memberships & Associations

  • Law360 Pennsylvania Advisory Board, Member (2023 & 2024)
  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • The Education Partnership, Board Member
  • Leadership Pittsburgh LDI class of XV