Meghan O. Serrano focuses her practice on all phases of civil and business litigation, including performing and analyzing discovery, drafting motions, attending mediations, hearings, and motion sessions, conducting witness depositions, and preparing for trial and appellate proceedings.
Meghan devotes her practice primarily to real property litigation, and has extensive experience representing lenders in title claims, foreclosures, deficiencies, workouts and REO matters; representing landlords regarding lease issues, tenant disputes and eviction actions; and representing investors with respect to acquisitions of defaulted loans and loan portfolios. She handles real estate broker deposit and commission disputes, and Florida Real Estate Commission complaints. In addition, Meghan regularly counsels clients regarding alternate methods of dispute resolution.
Prior to joining Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, Meghan served as an assistant district attorney in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, where she successfully argued a number of appeals before the Massachusetts Appeals Court which are summarized in published decisions.
While at the University of Connecticut School of Law, Meghan served as Managing Editor of the Connecticut Law Review.
•AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
•Florida Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2015 Florida Super Lawyers and 2015 Florida Rising Stars
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers and 2014 Florida Rising Stars
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Announces New Partners
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2013 Florida Super Lawyers and 2013 Florida Rising Stars
Client Alert: New Florida Law Protecting Tenants in Foreclosure
Events and Presentations
Introduction to TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) and Enforcement Update
TRID Updates and Practice Tips for Residential Mortgage Transactions
Professional Women's Network Kick-Off Event - Bubbles and Baubles
New Requirements of TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures, and CFPB Compliance and Enforcement Issues
Changes to Real Estate Closing Procedures Under the New Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Rules Presented to Lakewood Ranch Residential Realtors
Overview of the Foreclosure Process and Status of Foreclosures in Florida and Pitfalls to Avoid in Short Sale Transactions, Presented to Coldwell Banker Commercial Realtors