Meredith Criner is a 2022 graduated of Duke University School of Law. At Duke, she served as President of the Federalist Society and received the Justin Miller Award for Leadership and Pro-Bono All-Star Award. Prior to attending law school, Meredith grew up in Wilmington, North Carolina and attended Cornell University where she played soccer and participated in the Cornell in Washington program before transferring to North Carolina State University. She graduated from North Carolina State as valedictorian.
Meredith currently serves as a law clerk to the Honorable James C. Dever III of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. She will serve as a law clerk to the Honorable Michael B. Brennan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in the 2023–2024 term.