Melody E. McGrath, Of Counsel

Melody E. McGrath
  • (410) 783-6381 direct
  • (410) 783-6447 fax

Ms. McGrath is an attorney in the Litigation Department of Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP, concentrating her practice in insurance coverage litigation, property insurance law, and commercial litigation.  She is an experienced advisor who has handled numerous cases throughout the state and federal courts in Maryland. She has broad litigation experience involving commercial construction contracts, government procurement, employment and discrimination claims, as well as privacy and disclosure law matters.

Ms. McGrath has previously practiced as a Barrister and Solicitor in Fiji, advising local and overseas clients on matters related to contract formation, foreign investment, and corporate governance and structuring within Fiji. She is also admitted as a Solicitor (currently non-practising) in England and Wales. Ms. McGrath completed her judicial clerkship for the Honorable Judge Dale Cathell of the Maryland Court of Appeals.  

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 2002
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 2004
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2006
  • England and Wales, 2009
  • Fiji, 2015


  • University of Baltimore School of LawBaltimore, MD
    J.D., 2001

    University of Baltimore Law Review, Staff Member, 1999-2000, Associate Production Editor, 2000-2001
  • Mount Saint Mary’s College Emmitsburg, MD
    B.A., Political Science and French, Cum Laude, 1998