Megan M. Kwak, Esq.

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Megan M. Kwak, Esq.

Megan M. Kwak, Esq. is admitted to the bars in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She concentrates her practice on catastrophic injury litigation, with emphasis on medical malpractice, birth injuries, brain injuries, products liability and other complex personal injury cases.

About Ms. Kwak

Megan M. Kwak received her juris doctor cum laude from Widener University School of Law in May 2012. Following law school, Ms. Kwak completed a one year clerkship in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Camden Vicinage, family part, with the Honorable Steven J. Polansky. Ms. Kwak earned her undergraduate degree summa cum laude at Northeastern University in 2009, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science with a minor in Law, Policy, and Society. During her undergraduate education she spent a semester interning in the UK Parliament for Mr. William Olner, Member of Parliament and studied at the London School of Economics as part of the Hansard Society.

Professional Organizations and Achievements

While in law school, Ms. Kwak was a member of both the Moe Levine Trial Advocacy Society and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Society at Widener. Additionally, she was recognized with pro bono distinction as part of the Martin Luther King Semester of Service. Ms. Kwak held a position at the Chester County District Attorney’s Office for more than one year, where she was authorized for limited practice.

Attorney Kwak has been selected to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars list every year since 2018, a designation awarded to top performing Pennsylvania attorneys under 40 based on committee and peer nominations. Less than five percent of attorneys in PA are awarded Super Lawyers selections. 

Notable Victories 

  • $18.5 Million medical malpractice settlement for a US Marine who suffered multiple amputations after a missed diagnosis (served as co-counsel)
  • $8 Million  products liability settlement for the family of a young girl who was killed in a fire caused by defective products.
  • $5.25 Million settlement against a leading smoke detector manufacturer and retailer after defective ionization smoke detectors failed to warn of a growing fire which led to the deaths of two family members who became trapped inside the home.
  • $5.2 Million settlement for a young woman who suffered severe physical and emotional injuries after being run over by a garbage truck. (served as co-counsel)
  • $3 Million verdict for a carpenter who sustained serious and permanent injuries after a temporary staircase on a construction site collapsed underneath him (served as co-counsel).