Megan Ball is from Clive, Iowa. She is a 2016 graduate of the University of Notre Dame where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in the History Honors Program and Theology, graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. During her 1L summer, Megan served as a judicial extern for Judge John R. Blakey of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Megan spent her 2L summer as a summer associate with Jones Day in Cleveland, Ohio. Megan is an oralist on Moot Court, Director of Notre Dame’s annual National Moot Court Tournament, and an assistant rector in Lewis Hall. After graduation Megan will clerk for Judge L. Steven Grasz of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, followed by Judge Stephen J. Murphy III of the Eastern District of Michigan.