Megan West Sherron was named assistant dean of external relations effective Jan. 1, 2014. She joined the law school administration as the director of alumni relations & annual giving on Sept. 24, 2012. A 2010 Campbell Law graduate, Sherron served as an associate attorney at Martin & Jones, PLLC in Raleigh prior to returning to her alma mater.
In 2017, Triangle Business Journal awarded Sherron with its 40 Under 40 Award. Three years prior, the same publication presented her with its 2014 Women in Business Award.
As assistant dean of external relations, Sherron oversees the alumni relations, career services, communications, and development departments, manages the Campbell Law Connections mentorship program, and serves as a liaison to the Campbell Law Alumni Association. In 2016, under Sherron’s leadership, Connections won the E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Award from the American Bar Association, effectively showcasing the program as the model for all others to follow.
Sherron previously served the law school as director of alumni relations & annual giving, developing and strengthening relationships with alumni and the community while acting as a liaison for alumni inquiries.
A native of Murphy, N.C., Sherron graduated from Wake Forest University in 2007 with a B.S. in business. She then attended Campbell Law School, spending time as a student at both the Buies Creek and Raleigh campuses prior to graduating in 2010. As a student she served as a consulting editor for the Campbell Law Review, president of the Christian Legal Society, competed in moot court competitions, and was a research assistant for Professor Jean Cary and Professor Greg Wallace. She was also a legal research and writing scholar.
Sherron served as an associate attorney at Martin & Jones in Raleigh from 2010-12, representing clients in personal injury, products liability, and medical malpractice cases. Prior to Martin & Jones, Sherron interned with the Solicitor General at the North Carolina Attorney General’s Office, Justice Edward Brady at the North Carolina Supreme Court, and Judge Barbara Jackson at the North Carolina Court of Appeals.
Active and engaged with the local legal community, Sherron has acted as a committee chair for the Wake County Bar Association Young Lawyers’ Division, and previously served as vice president of Wake Women Attorneys. She currently sits on the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Board of Advisors.
Sherron was appointed to the Note in the Pocket Board of Directors in November 2015. She has sat on the Capital City Clauses Board of Directors from 2013-15, serving as chair of the organization’s signature event, the Jingle Ball, in 2015. Under Sherron’s leadership, the Jingle Ball raised $80,000 in donations, ultimately allowing the organization to secure nearly 9,000 toys and clothing for more than 180 impoverished area children during the holiday season.
- B.S., Business, Wake Forest University
- J.D., Campbell Law School
- Associate Attorney, Martin & Jones, PLLC
Awards, Recognition & Honors
- 40 Under 40 Award, Triangle Business Journal, 2017
- Women in Business Award, Triangle Business Journal, 2014