Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia

Education

  • J.D., William & Mary School of Law, 2012
    Notes Editor, William & Mary Law Review
  • B.A., Political Science, Duke University, 2009

Judicial Clerkships

  • Honorable Christopher C. Conner, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
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Meredith K. McCoy

Associate

Meredith McCoy is an associate in Venable’s Regulatory Practice Group in Washington, DC. She is a member of the Political Law Group, where she advises clients on wide range of federal and state political law issues, including campaign finance, lobbying disclosure, gift and ethics rules, and pay-to-play laws. She also works with clients to understand the tax implications of their political activities and advocacy.

Before joining Venable, Ms. McCoy served as an attorney at the Federal Election Commission. As part of the Office of General Counsel, she handled complex enforcement actions, providing legal recommendations to the Commission on a variety of issues, including testing-the-waters activity and candidate status, excessive and prohibited contributions, coordination, and fraudulent misrepresentation.

Prior to the FEC, Ms. McCoy was an associate at a national law firm, working with tax-exempt organizations to navigate state and federal campaign finance law, lobbying and gift rules, PAC formation and administration, and nonprofit formation and governance. Ms. McCoy also clerked for the Honorable Christopher C. Conner in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Ms. McCoy is a 2012 graduate of William & Mary School of Law. She received her bachelor’s degree in political science and history from Duke University in 2009.