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Pamela Meanes


St. Louis
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Pam is an experienced civil litigator who leads on issues of civil rights and equal justice under the law.

Pam has held numerous leadership positions with the National Bar Association, the nation's largest African American bar association, including her service as the NBA's 2014-2015 President. Throughout her leadership of the NBA, Pam has played a major role in nationwide efforts to address voting rights, equal justice, education as a new civil right, and a more diverse judiciary.

In her litigation practice, Pam represents corporations, public agencies and financial institutions on a variety of matters. Pam's experience includes:

•    Defended financial institutions on various contract, mechanics lien and lender liability matters

•    Managed and negotiated over 200 complex land acquisitions for a major transportation agency in a leading midwest city

•    Supervised discovery team consisting of numerous attorneys, paralegals and supporting staff in multi-million dollar breach of contract case

•    Tried or second-chaired bench and jury trials to conclusion on various civil matters

•    Defended senior executives and a nonprofit organization on matters related to race and sexual harassment.