AWARDS & NEWS
Megan has received the following awards and has been featured in the following coverage:
MEGAN INTERVIEWED ON WHEN LIGHTNING STRIKES PODCAST WITH LINDA MCCABE, DECEMBER 2021
The Lightning Strikes Podcast, highlights practical wisdom for everyday success and interviews magnificent minds, where listeners are struck by awesome ideas to help inspire change in their business and lives.
Megan and Linda talked about how she's known as "the hand-holding lawyer"in this episode.
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WOMEN'S BOARD ASSOCIATION OF ILLINOIS 2021 TOP WOMEN LAWYERS IN LEADERSHIP AWARD, DECEMBER 2021
The Top Women Lawyers in Leadership Award emphasizes the accomplishments and diverse backgrounds of women who are making major professional contributions through their service in a leadership role. Candidates include elite women lawyers who have created growth in a given field and shown future potential or gone beyond traditional mentoring to create new pathways.
Watch the award ceremony, here:
MEGAN ON THE 1958 LAWYER PODCAST WITH RON BOCKSTAHLER, NOVEMBER 2021
The 1958 Lawyer Podcast's Ron Bockstahler and Megan touched on the topics of Legal Tech, Hiring the Right People, Changing the Legal Landscape and more during their candid interview; their discussion holds insight into characteristics you need in a mid-market law firm.
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MEGAN RECOGNIZED IN 'PORTRAITS OF SUCCESSFUL WOMEN" SERIES, AUGUST 2021
Megan was honored and excited to have been standing amongst such an incredible array of women as part of prominent Chicago photographer, Steve Ewerts's series Portraits of Successful Women.
View the series, here:
EDISCOVERY LEADERS LIVE,
Megan joined George Socha, Senior Vice President of Brand Awareness at Reveal-Brainspace, for ACEDS eDiscoveryLeadersLive sponsored by Reveal.
See the interview, here:
NBC CHICAGO NEWS COVERAGE, AUGUST 2020
In August of 2020, Megan was interviewed by NBC Chicago twice about her "learning pod" conceptualization, work, and community initiative.
See the interviews, here:
1ST AMERICAN LEGAL TECHNOLOGY AWARDS: LAW FIRM FINALIST, SEPTEMBER 2020
It is the mission of the 1st Annual American Legal Technology Awards"to hold up examples of excellence in creative innovation and technology in the legal industry for the purposes of (1) expanding our understanding of what is possible, (2) encouraging a virtuous cycle of improvement, and (3) creating a more just society." The Law Firm Category honors companies who "utilize technology to exceed client expectations in a significant, measurable way.”
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2018 WOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD
Megan Mathias was the recipient of the 2018 Woman of the Year Award from #WeWillWomen for her inspirational community leadership, core value of women’s empowerment and dedication in her commitment and advocacy for women. We Will is a bi-partisan organization of 7,000+ members which supports the empowerment of women.
2018 FOUNDING MOMS HONOREE
"Megan has three children and is an attorney who advocates for rights of children, moms, and underserved communities. She is working on policies to improve access to affordable childcare for all communities. By developing close relationships with her clients, she is able to provide advance key strategic advice and unmatched personal attention. She also uses her expansive network to immediately connect and resource on her clients' behalf."
- Jill Salzman, The Founding Moms Founder
2017 WOMEN OF INFLUENCE AWARD BY BEST LAWYERS MAGAZINE
In 2017 Megan was nominated for the Women of Influence Award by Best Lawyers Magazine. The Women of Influence awards are the result of the first-ever collaboration between the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law and Best Lawyers. Coalition members in both private and general practice submitted nominations, with each nominee named for her outstanding work in her area of expertise.
2015 ALTA MAY HULETT AWARD RECIPIENT
Megan Mathias was awarded the Alta May Hulett Award, named for the first woman lawyer in Illinois, for her sustained, active commitment to the advancement of women throughout her career.
2011 NATIONAL CHARLOTTE DANSTROM WOMAN OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR SERVICE TO WOMEN
Megan Mathias was awarded the National 2011 Charlotte Danstrom Women of Achievement award from Women in Management, Inc. Ms. Mathias received this award as the result of her work in the advancement of women in the workplace.
2010 WOMAN OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Megan Mathias was the recipient of the 2010 Woman of Achievement Award from the Northwest Cook Chapter of Women in Management, Inc., an organization focused on the empowerment of women in the workplace. The organization since changed its name to Women in McHenry County (WIM3).