Meagan F. Temple
Meagan F. Templemftemple@burnswhite.com
Meagan Temple is a seasoned defense attorney who has focused her legal career on handling various government, criminal, and internal investigative matters. As the head of Burns White’s Government Investigations and Criminal Defense practice group, she and her team help clients navigate the complexities involved with grand juries and investigative subpoenas, regulatory inquiries and investigations, and other legal proceedings initiated by federal and state regulatory and law enforcement agencies.
Ms. Temple started her law career working for the Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps in the United States Air Force as both a prosecutor and defense attorney, which provided her with the insight and experience needed to assist with governmental and criminal investigations. Since leaving the JAG Corps, she has served as a private criminal defense attorney, principally handling federal and complex state cases. Ms. Temple is licensed to practice law in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.
Ms. Temple received her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, and her B.A. in Mathematics from the University of Richmond.
Areas of Law
- Government Investigations and Criminal Defense
- University of Pittsburgh (J.D., 2003 )
- University of Richmond (B.A., 2000)
Bar and Court Admissions
- United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
- Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
- Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
- Allegheny County Bar Association