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.  Her recent practice includes matters involving representations and warranties insurance in the mergers and acquisitions context.  She is an experienced advisor and trial attorney 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 currently practices solely in the State of Maryland and 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. She is also a non-practising Solicitor in England and Wales.  Ms. McGrath completed a judicial clerkship for Judge Dale R. Cathell (retired) 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