Meg Strickler

Top rated White Collar Crimes attorney in Atlanta, Georgia

Conaway & Strickler, PC
Meg Strickler
Conaway & Strickler, PC

Practice Areas: White Collar Crimes, Criminal Defense, Securities Litigation; view more

Licensed in Georgia since: 1997

Education: Emory University School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2005
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Conaway & Strickler, PC

75 Fourteenth Street
Suite 3000
Atlanta, GA 30309 Visit website


Meg Strickler is a committed criminal defense attorney practicing at Conaway & Strickler, P.C., located in Atlanta, Georgia. She enjoys a global reputation for her exceptional proficiency in internet crime and technology law, along with her adept management of conventional white collar crimes, federal offenses, sex offenses and drug violations, among other legal matters.

Ms. Strickler holds a law degree from Emory University School of Law (1997) and is licensed to practice in the state courts of Georgia, New York and California. Additionally, she is admitted to the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern and Middle Districts of Georgia as well as the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Prior to her legal pursuits, she graduated with a bachelor's degree from the University of Delaware in 1991.

Committed to knowledge dissemination, Ms. Strickler frequently contributes articles and delivers lectures globally on topics including intellectual property, fraud and technology crimes. Her passion for education led her to serve as an adjunct professor at Emory University School of Law, where she taught subjects such as trial advocacy and ethics. In the realm of media, she is a sought-after professional, making regular appearances on prominent television networks such as CNN, MSNBC, Court TV, NBC 11 Alive and the Fox News channel to provide insightful commentary on high-profile cases.

Ms. Strickler, distinguished as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers, has consistently demonstrated exceptional courtroom prowess and legal skills. Time Magazine has commended her as a leader in criminal defense, while Newsweek magazine celebrated her as one of America's Top Criminal Defense Lawyers. Notably, her commitment to exceptional client service is reflected in her "Superb" rating on Avvo. Moreover, her insightful legal analysis has been honored with an Emmy Award on a local NBC news affiliate, highlighting her remarkable ability to effectively communicate intricate legal concepts.

A dedicated member of numerous professional organizations, Ms. Strickler’s affiliations include the State Bar of Georgia, the New York State Bar Association, The State Bar of California, the American Bar Association, the International Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the Lawyers Club of Atlanta. Additionally, she is actively involved in the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

In her commitment to promoting justice and advocating for meaningful change, Ms. Strickler actively participates in pro bono activities with organizations such as the Georgia Justice Project and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL).

Practice areas

Criminal Defense: White Collar, Criminal Defense, Securities Litigation, Tax: Business

Focus areas

Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Criminal Law - Federal, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Sex Offenses, Tax Law, White Collar Crime

  • 50% Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • 30% Criminal Defense
  • 10% Securities Litigation
  • 10% Tax: Business

First Admitted: 1997, Georgia

Professional Webpage:

  • Various videos of appearances on CNN, HLN, Court TV, NBC 11 Alive, Fox Business Channel, Tru TV and Fox News Channel. See Conaway Strickler on YouTube, Legal News analyst
  • Appeared on Bill O'Reilly show on Fox News Network, 2007
  • Appeared on Fox News Network to comment on Caylee Anthony case, 2009
  • Appeared on HLN Prime News throughout the Casey Anthony trial in Orlando, HLN Legal Analyst, 2011
  • Appeared on CNN's Headline News' Nancy Grace show to comment on OJ Simpson, 2008
  • Appear frequently on HLN, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, Fox Business, CNN International, Fox radio as legal analyst, Legal analyst, 2005
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Speaker, The State Bar of Georgia's Committee on Professionalism and the State of Georgia's Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism at Emory University School of Law
  • Speaker for Kessler-Eidsen National Institute for Trial Advocacy at Emory University School of Law
  • Spoke at annual conference in Prague, speaker, International Bar Association, 2005
  • Data breach discussion, panelist, After the Hack: A Data Breach Post-Game Show, itechlaw , Criminal Law, Cyber Security, 2020
  • Spoke at annual conference in Chicago, speaker, International Bar Association, 2006
  • Co-chaired panel at annual conference in Madrid, Spain, October, 2009, International Bar Association, 2009
  • co-chaired panel at 14th Transnational IBA Criminal Law and Business Crime Committee Conference in June 2011 in Amsterdam
  • Co-chaired a panel with Immigration and Nationality Law Committee and Business Crime Committee, IBA Annual Conference in Dubai, 2011
  • International Bar Association Transnational Crime Conference, Chair of Conference, Miami, 2013
  • Chair of Conference, São Paulo, Brazil, International Bar Association, Transnational Crime Conference, 2012
  • Speaker, Cyber Crime, Bangalore, India, iTechlaw, 2014
  • Speaker, Cyber Crime, Paris, iTechlaw, 2014
  • Moderator, Cyber Crime and Bitcoins, Tokyo, International Bar Association Annual Conference, 2014
  • International Bar Association, Transnational Crime Conference, Istanbul, co-chair, entire conference, 2014
Educational Background:
  • B.A., University of Delaware, 1991
Firm News (Newsletters):
  • Editor of newsletter 2005-2011, Editor of newsletter for International Bar Association Criminal law committee
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • ABA Section of International Law - International Anticorruption Committee Steering Group Member
  • Member of the ABA's Cyberspace Law Committee
  • New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • American Bar Association, Section of International Law Liaison to the Criminal Justice Section, Steering Group Member, International Anticorruption Committee
  • Southern District of New York
  • Southern District of Georgia
  • Middle District of Georgia
  • Northern District of Georgia
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • The Lawyer’s Club of Atlanta
  • International Bar Association, Former Cyber Crime Subcommittee Member
  • International Bar Association, Former Business Crime and Criminal Law Committees, Newsletter Coordinator
  • Georgia, 1997
  • IBA Cyber Crime subcommittee co-chair
  • IBA Business Law International Journal Board Member
  • Women's White Collar Defense Association Development Committee
  • IBA Professional Ethics Committee Advisory Board member, 2020
  • American Bar Foundation Fellow 
  • Co-Chair ABA Section of International Law Government and Public Interest Committee  , 2020
  • ABA Section of International Law Liaison to Criminal Justice Section
  • IBA Criminal Law Committee Vice Chair, 2011
  • IBA, Criminal Law Committee, Newsletter and Website Editor, 2007
  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • IBA Criminal Law Committee Secretary, 2010
  • Liaison Officer, International Bar Association, War Crimes Committee
  • IBA Criminal Law Committee Newsletter Editor, 2009
  • State Bar of New York, 2004
  • Member, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Co-Chair, Cyber Crime Committee, iTechlaw
  • State Bar of California, 1999
  • IBA, Criminal Law Committee,  Secretary, 2008
  • Former Co-Chair, Former Criminal Law Committee, International Bar Association, 2012
  • Super Lawyers, Georgia Rising Star, 2005
  • Emmy Award for legal analysis on NBC local news affiliate
  • Superb Rating, AVVO
  • Rising Star Superlawyer, Atlanta Magazine
  • One of America's Top Criminal Defense Lawyers, Newsweek Magazine
  • Leader in Criminal Defense, Time Magazine
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers
  • Southeastern Emmy Award, For coverage along with the NBC 11 Alive team, 2018
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Leaders in Criminal Defense in Newsweek Magazine, 2011
  • Appointed to IBA Cyber Security Task Force, 2018
White Papers:
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Volunteered at the Tahirih Center, 2019
  • NACDL- Compassionate Release
  • Georgia Justice Project - Record Restrictions/Pardons
  • Volunteer to help organize event in NYC and DC for Southern Center for Human Rights, 2011
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Not guilty in jury trial for Rape, 2020

Office location for Meg Strickler

75 Fourteenth Street
Suite 3000
Atlanta, GA 30309

Phone: 470-857-5355


1 Year Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2005

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