Meg Meister has served clients for over twenty years in the areas of real estate, business, commercial transactions and lending. She guides businesses through siting and re-locating facilities, completes sales and tax free exchanges, represents buyers and sellers in stock and asset transactions, assists with liquor license transfers, and negotiates and drafts leases and other real estate and business documents. Meg advises companies doing business on Indian lands and negotiates and structures business transactions involving Indian tribes and Indian lands. In lending, Meg represents lenders and borrowers in a variety of lending transactions, including asset-based and real property secured transactions.
Meg's transaction work often focuses on energy, both traditional and renewable. She represents renewable energy developers and works with oil and gas operators and producers and pipeline companies.
Entity selection and formation, governance issues, and mergers and acquisitions make up Meg's business practice. Additionally, Meg performs duties as general counsel to several non-profit and for-profit entities, providing counsel and perspective on an array of issues.
Clients find Meg to be "instrumental to legal agreements," recently reported Chambers USA, where she has been continuously listed since 2005. Chambers also notes that clients describe her as "responsive and very clear in her communication," adding that she is "very pleasant to work with, straightforward and friendly." She has been recognized by Best Lawyers of America® in Corporate Law and Real Estate Law and in Southwest Super Lawyers® based on a peer review. She has achieved Martindale-Hubbell's AV® Preeminent rating. In addition, Meg was named a "Woman of Influence" and "Best of the Bar" in 2009 by the New Mexico Business Weekly.
Meg also finds time to assist in community endeavors. She is currently Chair-Elect for the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce and Past President of Golden Apple Foundation of New Mexico.
Meg serves as the Chair of the Corporate/Banking/Real Estate Practice Group and Co-Chair of the Renewable Energy Service Group and has served as a member of the firm's Executive Committee. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, running, skiing, and being a part of her book group.
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1990, cum laude
- Trinity University, B.A. in English, 1987, cum laude
- New Mexico 1990
- Texas 1991