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Meggan Crow is a seasoned attorney based in Austin with broad trial experience including railroad litigation and general tort and commercial matters.

Meggan hails from West Texas and is proud of her Texas Aggie heritage. Her professional demeanor reflects these origins. She is a lawyer who combines a straightforward, easygoing manner and a common-sense approach with the ability to advocate capably for her clients. Meggan is equally comfortable crafting negotiated resolutions for her clients where appropriate and trying lawsuits when necessary. She works hard to provide her clients with well-tailored legal strategies, and she has been successful before the courts and with juries. Meggan represents clients in all geographic areas of Texas. 

Meggan works in the Firm's Emergency Response, Railroad and Tort Litigation practices. She has responsibility for protecting the Firm's clients, resolving their exposures, and making recoveries in all areas involving heavy industry.  Meggan enjoys supporting the businesses that drive the American economy.  

Meggan also has extensive experience representing clients before the Texas Department of Insurance and State Office of Administrative Hearings. Her experience encompasses a range of responsibilities, including representing clients in administrative hearings, resolving medical disputes, and managing subrogation claims.

Away from the Office

Meggan loves spending her time with her husband and their son. In her spare time, she enjoys practicing yoga and riding horses to maintain balance in her life.

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas (2005)


  • St. Mary's University School of Law, J.D., 2005
  • Texas A&M University, B.S., 2001
  • Author, “Ballast Claims: The Rock and Roll of FELA,” National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, 2011
  • Author, “Are We Losing Our Footing? Current Defenses of the FELA Ballast Related Claim,” National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, 2010
  • “Defendant the Humped Crossing and Current Thoughts on Private Crossing Liability,” National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, Fall Meeting 2016
  • FELA-Offsets for Third-Party Settlements,” National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, Fall Meeting 201
  • “How to Defend Ballast Claims: Drainage Versus Support Arguments,” National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, 2014
  • Kappa Delta Austin-Hill Country Alumnae Association
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
    • Committee Member, Animal Welfare
  • Austin Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Union Pac. R. Co. v. Nami, 498 S.W.2d 890 (Tex. 2016), reversed and rendered in favor of Union Pacific

  • Railroad employee filed a complaint under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA) against employer for failing to provide him with a safe workplace, after he contracted West Nile virus and encephalitis from mosquitoes. The trial court entered judgment on jury verdict that found both employer and employee negligent, and apportioned 80% of the responsibility to employer and 20% to employee. Court of Appeals affirmed trial court’s judgment. Texas Supreme Court granted review and held in an 8-1 opinion that the doctrine of ferae naturae a property owner (here the railroad) is not liable for harm from indigenous animals that the owner has not attracted to the property.

Griffin v. Union Pac. R. Co., No. 04-12-00824-CV, 2014 WL 1494605 (Tex. App. Apr. 16, 2014)

  • Court affirmed trial court’s take-nothing judgment entered in this personal injury lawsuit arising from a crossbuck crossing collision involving an automobile and train, finding that the trial court did not abuse its discretion in denying a challenge for cause as to one venireperson.