Meredith Berard brings years of appellate experience to Cranfill Sumner LLP. Prior to joining the firm’s Appellate Section in 2003, Meredith spent four years as a law clerk to judges on the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Meredith has represented numerous clients in a wide variety of cases before the North Carolina Court of Appeals, North Carolina Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and United States Supreme Court. In addition to her appellate practice, Meredith specializes in legal research and preparing trial briefs. When not running after her two boys she enjoys traveling, cooking, and music.

Articles, Presentations, and Publications

  • Meredith L. Taylor, North Carolina’s Recognition of Tort Liability for the Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress During Marriage, 32 WAKE FOREST L REV, 1261 (1997)