MINNEAPOLIS (September 30, 2019) – Minneapolis law firm Nilan Johnson Lewis announces that it has hired Megan Zapata as a paralegal effective immediately. Zapata has held multiple paralegal positions for Twin Cities- and New York City-based law firms over the past decade, often focusing her time on complex litigation and intellectual property matters.
In her roles, Zapata has performed research, drafted legal documents and pleadings, and helped attorneys prepare for trial, hearings, mediations, depositions and the like. Zapata also brings a wealth of technology experience, managing and organizing large volumes and many forms of documents and their storage within various online databases and filing systems. She will be supporting Nilan Johnson Lewis’ Products Liability and Business Litigation practice groups.
“Paralegals play an integral role within our firm, so we’re thrilled to be bringing in such a talented addition,” said Heidi Christianson, president of Nilan Johnson Lewis. “Megan’s trial experiences, legal writing, client service credentials and overall fluency in legal technologies make her a great match for our needs.”
Zapata received her undergraduate degree from the College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, N.Y., graduating cum laude. She currently resides in South Minneapolis.