- J.D., magna cum laude, 1998, Washington and Lee University School of Law
- Member, 1996-1997, and Articles Editor, 1997-1998, Washington and Lee Law Review
- B.A., summa cum laude, 1995, Washington College
Admissions to Practice
- Delaware, 1998
- U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, 1999
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2001
- U.S. Supreme Court, 2010
Megan Ward Cascio
PartnerTel: (302) 351-9364
Fax: (302) 498-6214
Megan is a partner with the Corporate and Business Litigation Group. Her practice includes corporate and commercial litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery and she has handled a wide range of matters including shareholder disputes, derivative actions, breach of fiduciary duty lawsuits and disputes resulting from mergers and acquisitions. She also represents clients in environmental litigation and enforcement actions before administrative agencies and the state and federal courts, and counsels clients on environmental compliance and environmental aspects of business transactions, land use and real estate.
Megan volunteers her time with the Office of the Child Advocate and is appointed to represent minor children as a guardian ad litem in the Delaware Family Court. She also has performed a variety of pro bono work through Delaware Volunteer Legal Services. Megan is also the chair of the firm's recruiting committee.
Megan is the author of Delaware Corporate Litigation Trends 2007, a digest of high-profile corporate cases decided by the Delaware Courts.
Professional and Community Activities
- Member, American Bar Association
- Member, Delaware State Bar Association
Union Oil Company of California
Valassis Communications, Inc.
Delaware River and Bay Authority
Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc.
CIBC World Markets Corp.
EchoStar Communications Corporation
Lehman Bank FSB
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The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed with Morris Nichols’ interpretation of the Professional Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) and ruled in favor of its clients – all of the major national professional sports leagues, including the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, and the NCAA – that Delaware’s plan to offer single-game sports betting violates the federal law.