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Meighan Griffin Burton

Meighan Griffin Burton

Practice areas:

Admiralty & Maritime, Personal Injury, Business, Insurance, Transportation

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Admiralty, maritime, and transportation law, including wage claims, vessel arrests and attachments, Jones Act claims, marina claims, maintenance & cure, recreational boating accidents, railroad property damage and personal injury claims, and trucking and transportation related claims.

General Litigation, including construction defects, architect/engineer claims, premises liability, personal injury, auto accident, insurance defense, small business, contract claims, collections and commercial litigation in state and federal courts.

Commercial Transactions, small business planning, drafting contracts and organizational documents.


Chair, Young Lawyers’ Division, Bar Association of Baltimore City, 2009-2010

District Governor, Maryland State Bar Association, 2010-2012

Member, Maritime Law Association


Meighan has been named in the 2009, 2010 and 2011 Maryland Super Lawyers® list of “Rising Stars” for General Litigation. Click here to see Meighan’s profile page on the Super Lawyers® Web site.

Elected to two-year term on the Maryland State Bar Association´s Board of Governors, 2010.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Transportation: 20%
  2. Insurance: 20%
  3. Business: 20%
  4. Personal Injury: 20%
  5. Admiralty & Maritime: 20%



Hourly ($225-250/hour), Contingent (33-40%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Wright, Constable & Skeen, L.L.P.

100 N. Charles Street
16th Floor
Baltimore, MD, 21201-3805




Professional Misconduct

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Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarMaryalnd Super Lawyers2014
Rising StarMaryland Super Lawyers2013
Rising StarMaryland Super Lawyers2012
Rising StarMaryland Super Lawyers2011
Rising StarMaryland Super Lawyers2010
Rising StarMaryland Super Lawyers2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateWright, Constable & Skeen, LLP2005 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Sail BaltimoreBoard Member2014 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationYLS Committee Chair2012 - Present
Committee ChairBar Association of Baltimore City2012 - Present
Committee ChairMaryland State Bar Association Young YLS2012 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationDistrict Governor2010 - Present
Bar Association of Baltimore City, Young Lawyers' DivisionChair2009 - 2010
American Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Triton Marine Fuels v. PACIFIC CHUKOTKA, 437 F. Supp.2d 1124 (Md. 2007)N/A
Ace American Ins. Co. v. Grand Banks Yachts, Ltd., 587 F. Supp. 2d 697 (D. Md. 2008)N/A
Triton Marine Fuels, Ltd. v. M/V Pacific Chukotka, 504 F. Supp. 2d 68 (D. Md. 2007)Not available

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maryland School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of Maryland, College ParkCriminologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2002

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Young Lawyers Association, Diversity CommitteeLean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead2014
Watermen’s Business ProgramLegal Considerations for Commercial Operators2013