Megan West Sherron serves as the assistant general counsel for Campbell University and the assistant dean of external relations for Campbell Law School. She was elevated to her current role on July 1, 2018.
As assistant general counsel for the university, Sherron works in concert with the university general counsel on all legal matters pertaining to Campbell University. As assistant dean of external relations, she oversees the alumni relations, and communications and marketing departments, manages the Campbell Law Connections mentorship program, and serves as a liaison to the Campbell Law Alumni Association.
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.
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 joined the Campbell Law administration as the director of alumni relations & annual giving on Sept. 24, 2012, and was later promoted to assistant dean of external relations on Jan. 1, 2014. A 2010 Campbell Law graduate, Sherron served as an associate attorney at Martin & Jones, PLLC in Raleigh prior to returning to her alma mater.
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.