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Meghan O. Serrano

240 South Pineapple Avenue
10th Floor
Sarasota, FL 34236


Suellen Kerrigan
Direct941.366.6660, Ext. 2486

Meghan O. Serrano is certified in Business Litigation by The Florida Bar.  Meghan focuses her practice on all phases of civil and business litigation, including performing and analyzing discovery, drafting motions, attending mediations, hearings, and motion sessions, conducting witness depositions, and preparing for trial and appellate proceedings. 

Meghan devotes her practice primarily to real property litigation, and has extensive experience representing lenders in title claims, foreclosures, deficiencies, workouts and REO matters; representing landlords regarding lease issues, tenant disputes and eviction actions; and representing investors with respect to acquisitions of defaulted loans and loan portfolios.  She handles real estate broker deposit and commission disputes, and  Florida Real Estate Commission complaints.  In addition, Meghan regularly counsels clients regarding alternate methods of dispute resolution. 

Prior to joining Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, Meghan served as an assistant district attorney in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, where she successfully argued a number of appeals before the Massachusetts Appeals Court which are summarized in published decisions.

While at the University of Connecticut School of Law, Meghan served as Managing Editor of the Connecticut Law Review.


  • AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Florida Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Board Member of the Year, Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County, 2017

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County, Member, Board of Directors and Women Ambassadors
  • Clerk of Court Liaison, Sarasota County Bar Association
  • Chair, Appellate Practice Section, Sarasota County Bar Association
  • Dishes for Wishes Co-Chair, Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central & Northern Florida

News Releases


Events and Presentations

01.19.2016Introduction to TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) and Enforcement Update
12.16.2015TRID Updates and Practice Tips for Residential Mortgage Transactions
11.05.2015Professional Women's Network Kick-Off Event - "Bubbles and Baubles"
10.23.2015"New Requirements of TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures, and CFPB Compliance and Enforcement Issues"
06.08.2015"Changes to Real Estate Closing Procedures Under the New Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Rules" Presented to Lakewood Ranch Residential Realtors
03.14.2011"Overview of the Foreclosure Process and Status of Foreclosures in Florida and Pitfalls to Avoid in Short Sale Transactions," Presented to Coldwell Banker Commercial Realtors

Alternate biographies





  • J.D., University of Connecticut, 2004
  • B.A., Boston College, 2001

Bar and Court Admissions

  • District of Columbia, 2009
  • Florida, 2008
  • Massachusetts, 2004
  • United States District Court Middle District of Florida, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Eleventh Circuit, 2016
  • United States Supreme Court, 2018