The Daily Record proudly honored Joseph Greenwald & Laake attorney Megan Benevento for her placement on their 2018 Very Important Professional (VIP) Successful by 40 list on September 13th. The annual list includes Maryland professionals under the age of 40 who have shown excellent service and commitment to their communities in addition to high quality work in their chosen professions. The awards event, held at Gertrude’s restaurant in Baltimore, included a reception, networking opportunities, dinner and dessert.
“This is a big deal for the entire Joseph Greenwald & Laake family,” said Burt Kahn, the firm’s managing director. “We are all proud of Megan for earning such an esteemed award from Maryland’s leading source for legal news. It is truly a testament to her dedicated advocacy and her devotion to protecting the rights of her clients.”
Megan is a civil litigation lawyer and dedicated advocate with deep experience in protecting and enforcing the rights of children, parents, and other individuals who have been injured or had their rights violated by another person or entity. Megan helps her clients utilize the court system as an agent for social change to vindicate their rights and redress their injuries.
Megan has also served on the front lines of many interventions and investigations involving severe child abuse and neglect, and has voiced support for two bills in state legislature, HB 1072 and 1571, which will assist in the prevention of child abuse within the school system. Megan is managing numerous sexual misconduct cases against schools across Maryland.
Congratulations, Megan, on this wonderful professional and personal achievement!