Mae Meierhenry is the third generation of her family to practice at this firm. Mae graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College in May 2017 with a degree in Financial Economics. While at Gustavus, Mae served as President of Gustavus Women in Leadership and President of her Alpha Sigma Tau chapter. She also competed on the golf team, serving as captain for two years and earning All-American honors.
Following undergraduate, Mae returned to South Dakota to attend the University of South Dakota School of Law. While in law school, Mae served as President of USD Women in Law and competed nationally on the Moot Court Board and Trial Team. Notably, Mae competed at Brooklyn Law School’s Memorial Evidence Competition where her team earned the Best Brief Award.
In May 2020, Mae graduated Magna Cum Laude and joined the firm as a full-time associate. Mae works closely with Todd Meierhenry on Public Finance initiatives to support South Dakota communities. She also works across the board on civil, criminal, and estate planning.
Gustavus Adolphus College, 2017
Cum Laude, Financial Economics
University of South Dakota School of Law, 2020
Magna Cum Laude, Sterling Honors Graduate
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
National Association of Bond Lawyers
South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association
Sioux Falls Young Professionals Network
HONORS & AWARDS
Frederic L. Ballard, Jr. Memorial Scholarship – National Association of Bond Lawyers Best Brief Award – Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition 2020
Best Brief Award – Sam Masten Intramural Moot Court Competition 2018
First Place – USD Negotiation Competition
Horace Jackson Award for Exceptional Moot Court Performance
Alan Bogue Award for Exceptional Brief Writing
Dean’s Certificates of Excellence – for High Grades in Property Law, Secured Transactions, Family Law, Legal Writing I, Legal Writing II, Foundations of Law, and Legal Research Foundations.