Laura (Megan) Faust


222 South Main Street
Akron, OH 44308
P 330.849.6617
F 330.376.4577
1375 East Ninth Street
One Cleveland Center, 10th Floor
Cleveland, OH 44114
P 216.623.0150
F 216.623.0134

Laura (Megan) Faust


Phone: (330) 849-6617
Fax: (330) 376-4577

Megan focuses her practice on insurance coverage (including bad faith) counseling and litigation, including first party and third party matters, employment liability coverages, environmental, construction, life and disability as well as professional liability issues, including coverage and defense matters. She handles cases throughout Ohio and nationwide. She also has extensive practice handling appellate cases from advising trial counsel to briefing and arguing before the Ohio Supreme Court and Federal Courts of Appeal. Megan is also actively involved on the Board of Directors for the Arthritis Foundation, Northeast Ohio and as a legislative ambassador. She has partnered with a wide range of clients, including major corporations nationwide.

Representative Matters

  • Nationwide representation of major corporate clients on coverage issues, litigation, and bad faith
  • Nationwide representation of insurance company clients on coverage matters, extra-contractual, bad faith and litigation, across all lines of coverages
  • Extensive trial work and appellate practice throughout Ohio, as well as the Sixth and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals


  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Insurance Law and Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants (2007-2017)
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyer" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2009-2017)
  • Selected as one of "Top 50 Female Lawyers in Ohio" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2010 & 2011)
  • Selected as one of "Top 25 Female Lawyers in Cleveland" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2009)
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyers - Rising Star" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2005 & 2006)
  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory


  • 1992, J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
  • 1988, B.A., The College of Wooster

Professional Affiliations

  • Akron Bar Association
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
  • The Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC)
  • Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (OACTA)
    • Co-Chair, Insurance Committee (2013 - present)
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Ohio Women's Bar Association
  • Order of the Barristers
  • Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS)
  • USLAW Network
    • Co-Chair, USLAW Network Insurance and Risk Management 2015 Program, Spring Conference in San Antonio, TX
    • Vice-Chair, USLAW Network Insurance and Risk Management Practice Group

Community Affiliations

  • The Arthritis Foundation, Great Lakes Region Board of Directors
  • The Arthritis Foundation, Northeast Ohio Local Board Member
  • The College of Wooster, W Association, Board Member



  • “Professional Liability Insurance Update” - Akron Bar Association, Advanced Issues in Insurance Coverage Law (2016)
  • "Trying the Mixed Damages Case" - Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (OACTA) (2014)
  • "Protecting the Construction Project" (2011)
  • "Indemnity, Subrogation and Additional Insured Issues Update" (2011)
  • "Splitting the Insurance File" - The Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) (2011)
  • "Chinese Drywall: Insurance Coverage Considerations"- American Modern (2010)
  • "Indemnity, Subrogation and Additional Insured Issues" (January 2010)
  • "Impact of Medicare Changes on Settlements: The New Medicare Quagmire"- Roetzel Corporate Counsel Forum (2009)
  • "Update in Ohio Insurance Law and Medicare Legislation" - Akron Subcontractors Association (2008)
  • "Protecting the Insurance Project" - Subcontractors Association of Northeast Ohio (SANEO) Classroom Series (2008)
  • "How to Protect the Construction Project - Construction Coverages" - Lorman Education Services (2008)
  • "Construction Defects-Insurance Quandaries" (2008)
  • "Ohio's Intentional Tort Law-Update"- Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (OACTA) (June & September 2008)
  • "Additional Insured and Indemnification Issues" - (April 2008 & September 2009)
  • "How to Protect a Construction Project" - (2008)
  • "Ohio Insurance Bad Faith Litigation" - (2008)
  • "The Fundamentals of Construction Contracts in Ohio: Understanding the Issues" - Lorman Education Services (2006)
  • "Trucking Litigation and D.O.T. Regulations in Ohio" - Lorman Education Services (2006)
  • Presenter on all topics of insurance coverage matters including bad faith litigation, uninsured/underinsured motorist law, and agency issues

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Languages Spoken

  • Fluent in French