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Margaret Winterkorn Meyers

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Overview

Margaret Winterkorn Meyers is a member of the firm’s Litigation Department. She represents and advises institutional and individual clients in complex commercial civil litigation, regulatory and white collar criminal proceedings and internal investigations. She has represented clients in investigations conducted by the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission relating to residential mortgage-backed securities, insider trading and commodities manipulation.  more +

Ms. Meyers earned a J.D. from Columbia Law School, where she served as an Articles Editor of the Columbia Human Rights Law Review and was a James Kent Scholar. She earned an B.A. magna cum laude from Harvard College. 

Prior to joining RK&O, Ms. Meyers was an associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Kiyo A. Matsumoto of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the Honorable Denny Chin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Ms. Meyers is a member of the Federal Bar Council Inn of Court. Ms. Meyers is admitted to practice in New York, the Southern District of New York and the Eastern District of New York.

Experience

  • An individual in a federal criminal insider trading investigation and sentencing.
  • A brokerage firm in domestic and international regulatory investigations.
  • Senior executives of leading financial institutions in the defense of Securities Act and Blue Sky claims brought by the Federal Housing Finance Agency in connection with the securitization of billions of dollars in residential mortgages.
  • Individuals in a federal criminal anti-money-laundering investigation.
  • Securities professionals in connection with commercial litigations.

Honors & Awards

Recognized as a 2015 Notable Practitioner by State Tax Notes for the key amicus brief in Maryland Comptroller of the Treasury vs. Wynne.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member, Federal Bar Council Inn of Court

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Practice Areas
Clerkship(s)
  • Honorable Denny Chin, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • Honorable Kiyo A. Matsumoto, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Education
  • Columbia Law School, J.D., 2008
  • Harvard College, B.A., magna cum laude, 2002
Bar & Court Admissions
  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit