Meg Dewar is a partner in the tax group in Kirkland’s Chicago office. Her practice focuses on the federal income tax consequences of complex business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and spin-offs, both domestic and cross-border. She also advises clients on the tax aspects of securities issuances, bankruptcy and restructuring.


Thought Leadership


Upended: The Impact of Tax Reform on Up-C Structures, The Practical Tax Lawyer (November 2018) (co-authored with Dean S. Shulman, P.C., and Sara B. Zablotney, P.C.)

Regulation X: A New Direction for the Regulation of Mortgage Servicers, 63 Emory L.J. 175 (2013)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2019Illinois
  • 2015New York


  • Emory University School of LawJ.D.cum laude2014

    Order of the Coif

    Managing Editor, Emory Law Journal

  • New York UniversityB.A., Philosophy; Physics Minorcum laude2011