Megan Richardson, '15, is a clinical fellow in the Michigan Innocence Clinic.
After completing her undergraduate degree, she worked in Washington, D.C., where she joined the legislative staff for U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer. Professor Richardson returned to Michigan Law School as a summer starter. While in law school, Professor Richardson worked for two years in the Innocence Clinic as a student-attorney, where she investigated a wide variety of cases and helped to litigate an arson wrongful conviction that was based on outdated fire science. In May 2016, Professor Richardson received the Irving Stenn Jr. Award from Michigan Law, which is presented to students who have demonstrated leadership and contributed through extracurricular activities to the well-being and strength of the Law School or the University. After law school, Professor Richardson worked as an associate in the securities litigation practice group at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in New York.