Megan Manly

Adjunct Professor

Practice

Ellis, Painter, Ratterree & Adams LLP

Email

mmanly@savannahlawschool.org

Education

B.A., University of Georgia
J.D., University of Georgia School of Law

Career Highlights

Megan Manly is an associate in the firm practicing primarily in the area of civil litigation.  A native of Savannah, Megan received undergraduate degrees, magna cum laude, in Spanish and Journalism from the University of Georgia in 2005.  In 2008, she graduated magna cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law, and was selected to the Order of the Coif.  While in law school, Megan was awarded the Savannah Bar Association’s Judge Phyllis Kravitch Scholarship (2007), served as an articles editor for the Georgia Law Review, and was inducted as a member of Order of the Coif.

Following law school, Megan served as a law clerk to the Honorable G.R. Smith, Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Georgia, and the Honorable B. Avant Edenfield, Senior District Judge for the Southern District of Georgia. Megan joined EPRA in 2010.

In addition to her civil litigation practice, Megan routinely handles pro bono cases involving allegations of family violence on behalf of Georgia Legal Services. Megan, her husband and her daughter attend Ascension Lutheran Church in downtown Savannah.

Source: Ellis, Painter, Ratterree & Adams LLP

Admitted to Practice

United States Supreme Court, Georgia State and Superior Courts, Georgia Court of Appeals, Supreme Court of Georgia, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Southern District of Georgia, Middle District of Georgia, Northern District of Georgia

Publications

  • Sheppard, Manly & Manly, Handbook on Georgia Practice With Forms (2016-2017 ed.).
  • Has the Legislature Spoken?, GDLA Law Journal (2011) (analyzing the self-critical analysis privilege).
  • Fear Not: How Georgia Attorneys Can Face the Child Support Change Without Anxiety, Fam. L. Rev. (Fam. L. Sec., St. B. Ga.), Feb. 2007, at 1, 20-26