Megan Williams

Senior Attorney

megan williams attorney franklin tnMs. Williams acknowledges that she is known for her tenacity when she is working on a case.

“When I represent a client, I am determined to help them in any way that I can to get a favorable outcome in their case,” she said.

Ms. WIlliams was drawn to family law and became passionate about practicing it because she cared about helping individuals make it through one of the most stressful experiences of their lives.

She believes in approaching her clients by letting them know that while this may be one of their most stressful life experiences, that she will help them through this time and by showing them patience and honesty throughout the process.

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. Williams is licensed to practice law in the state of Tennessee.


Ms. Williams received her bachelor’s degree in political science from DePaul University. She earned her juris doctorate from the Florida Coastal School of Law.

Professional Experience

Prior to working for Cordell & Cordell, Ms. Williams practiced family law, personal injury law, criminal defense law, juvenile law and estate planning law.


Ms. Williams is a member of the Nashville Bar Association and the Tennessee Bar Association.


In 2016, Ms. Williams was named to The National Advocates Top 40 Under 40 List. The list is a professional organization comprised of America’s top young attorneys who take pride in guiding individuals and families that need an advocate on their side in the American legal system.

The National Advocates

Ms. Williams was named one of the firm’s Top Regional Performers in 2015.

Speeches, Seminars, & Publications

Megan has contributed articles, video content and responses to Ask a Lawyer questions on



“Megan has done a fantastic job.  I have had two previous lawyers and Megan is the only one I feel has taken the time to get to know me and my case. She has really taken care of me. “


“Megan has been excellent. My representation has been very good and very thorough. I am very happy with the team.”


“Everything on my case was done very well. Megan provided me with all the information throughout the entire case. The best thing Megan did was provide me with great advice. She gave me pros and cons and just sound advice all-around about everything. She didn’t beat around the bush or try and hide anything. [She was] very straightforward, which I greatly appreciate.”


“… I think Megan had exceptional knowledge of the processes and people involved, which allowed for us to make really good decisions in the case.”


“I think Megan did really well overall. I got along with her great, and I feel like she does provide very sound advice.”


“Megan was always very professional, and she seemed like she was always prepared and ready to go. I really felt like Megan was in my corner.”


“Megan and [her Legal Assistant] were a great team. In fact, the whole office was. With them, my case was a breeze. I could not be happier or more impressed with your firm!”


“Megan worked hard and was on the ball. [The] whole office pitched in. It really felt like a team was behind you.  [They] certainly met my expectations from what was advertised. …”

*Check out more Cordell & Cordell reviews of Megan and the rest of our Tennessee attorneys.