MEGAN DELUREY is an Associate at Edelson PC.
Megan received her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School, where she was involved in the school’s clinical programs in both environmental and immigration law. While working in the Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, Megan provided legal aid services to immigrant communities in Chicago. In this role, she successfully represented an asylum seeker fleeing persecution on the basis of her LGBTQ identity. In the environmental law clinic, Megan advocated on behalf of an environmental justice and renewable energy nonprofit in state administrative proceedings.
Megan was an editor for The University of Chicago Legal Forum and organized the journal’s annual symposium.
Prior to joining Edelson, Megan worked at a prominent international law firm where she gained significant trial experience. She also maintained an active pro bono practice, including representing women who were forced to flee Afghanistan during the fall of Kabul in their asylum proceedings.
Megan graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, where she earned her B.A. in Anthropology and her MSW from the top-ranked Brown School of Social Work. Upon earning her master’s degree, Megan worked for a research lab applying systems sciences to social issues and taught a graduate-level course in participatory system dynamics. In this role, she founded the Changing Systems Summit, an annual event that trains students to use systems thinking tools to address equity issues in their communities.