Burr & Forman

Megan P. Stephens

Megan P. Stephens
  • J.D., magna cum laude, Cumberland School of Law at Samford University
  • B.A., cum laude, College of Charleston

Alabama, Arkansas, Florida

  • Alabama Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Executive Board
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Civil Litigation: Defense (2016-2018)
  • Young Lawyers Section of Birmingham Bar Association, Executive Committee (2018)
  • B-Metro Magazine, Top Lawyers "Rising Stars" (2013)
  • Alabama Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Business Litigation (2013-2015)
  • Cumberland School of Law Trial Team, Competition Prep

Partner | Birmingham, AL

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Arbitration & Mediation Commercial / Corporate Litigation Consumer Finance Litigation & Compliance Financial Institution Disputes


Financial Institutions

Practicing in the firm's financial services group, Megan is highly experienced in commercial and financial services litigation, defending financial institutions, credit card, and mortgage companies in state and federal courts across the country as well as in arbitrations.

A native of Aiken, South Carolina, Megan received her B.A., cum laude, from the College of Charleston and received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. While at Cumberland, she was a member of Cumberland’s nationally ranked Trial Team. She also served as an Executive Board member of Cumberland’s Trial Advocacy Board, a Justice on the Honor Court, and a distinguished Caruther’s Fellow. In addition, Megan was the winner of the Judge James O. Haley Trial Competition, recipient of a Dean’s Merit Scholarship, and awarded the 2009 American Board of Trial Advocates Award.

Megan is also involved in a number of professional and civic organizations in the community. She is a member of several bar associations including: Alabama, American, Arkansas, Birmingham, and Florida. Megan sits on the Executive Board of the Young Lawyers Section of the Birmingham Bar Association. In 2013, Megan was named a Top Lawyer “Rising Star” by B-Metro Magazine.

Away from the office, Megan spends her time riding American Saddlebred horses and competing in horse shows throughout the Southeast. As an avid runner, Megan enjoys participating in races such as the Warrior Dash benefiting St. Jude’s hospital. On her down time, Megan enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and friends and her rescue dog, Gabe.

Reported Cases

  • Ilodianya v. Capital One Bank (USA), N.A., 853 F. Supp. 2d 772 (E.D. Ark. 2012)
  • Brown v. Capital One Bank (USA), N.A., No. 15-60590-CIV-BLOOM/VALLE, 2015 WL 5584697 (Sept. 22, 2015)
  • McFerrin v. Capital One Bank (USA), N.A., No. 7:14-CV-1247-SLB, 2015 WL 1419106 (March 27, 2015)
  • Muldrow v. Capital One Services, LLC, Case No. 4:15cv207-MW/CAS, 2015 WL 9897754 (N.D. Fla. Dec. 17, 2015)
  • Celestine v. Capital One,—Fed. Appx.—, 2018 WL 3385408 (11th Cir. July 11, 2018)