Maegan M. GorhamAssociate
Education and Experience
Monmouth College (B.A., 2002)
St. Ambrose University (Master's in Organizational Leadership, 2010)
Illinois State University (Ph.D., Higher Education Administration, 2015)
University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., 2017)
Iowa - 2018
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa – 2018
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa – 2018
U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois – 2018
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Education Law Association
Member, Iowa State Bar Association
Member, Scott County Bar Association
Member, The Dillon American Inn of Court, Chapter of the American Inns of Court Foundation
Board Member, Bettendorf Public Library Foundation
Grant Reader, Scott County Regional Authority Board
Speeches & Publications
A Democracy, If We Can Keep It: Democratic Engagement Policy in Higher Education, ProQuest Dissertation, Illinois State University, 2015
Democratic Engagement Policy, Education Law Association Conference Paper, 2017
Maegan M. Gorham joined Lane & Waterman in 2018. Her practice focuses primarily on education law, employment law, not-for-profit corporate planning and governance, and general business matters.
Prior to joining the firm, Maegan worked as a director in higher education for over 10 years, as the executive director of a national not-for-profit organization, and as an adjunct professor at the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business and St. Ambrose University. She also interned for Judge Sara Darrow in the U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois and for Justice Thomas D. Waterman in the Iowa Supreme Court.
Maegan received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Monmouth College, post-graduate certificate in Nonprofit Management and Master’s in Organizational Leadership from St. Ambrose University, and Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Illinois State University. Maegan received her Juris Doctorate from The University of Iowa College of Law where she served as a student writer on the Journal of Corporation Law and a participant and judge for the Van Oosterhout-Baskerville Domestic Moot Court Competition. Maegan resides in Bettendorf with her husband and daughter.