Professional Biography
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Margaret Winterkorn Meyers Partner

  • New York

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Margaret Meyers maintains a broad litigation practice representing institutions and individuals in government and internal investigations, regulatory proceedings, civil litigations, and white-collar criminal matters. Margaret brings to her law practice the drive, teamwork, and composure she developed as a collegiate athlete, delivering high-value service to her clients.

Margaret’s clients include public companies, investment banks, broker dealers, private equity firms, investment advisers, corporate officers and directors, and other professionals. She often advises them in simultaneous parallel proceedings involving civil litigation, arbitrations, and mediations, as well as investigations and matters before the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Federal Reserve Bank, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), state attorneys general offices, and other governmental and self-regulatory bodies. These include matters relating to alleged fraud, manipulative trading practices, failure to supervise, recordkeeping violations, market access, best execution, outside business activities, and related disclosures.

In addition, Margaret maintains an active pro bono docket. This work has included representing an incarcerated client in connection with his application for post-conviction relief based on his 1999 conviction by a nonunanimous jury, as well as representing individuals seeking asylum, Special Immigrant Visas, and humanitarian parole. Margaret has also represented pro bono clients in connection with their role as amici, including drafting submissions to the U.S. Supreme Court on issues relating to the Dormant Commerce Clause.

Professional Recognition

  • Recipient of Perkins Coie "Pro Bono Leadership Award," 2022
  • Recommended by The Legal 500 United States in the area of General Commercial Disputes, 2020
  • Recognized as a Woman Worth Watching by Diversity Journal, 2019
  • Recognized as a Notable Practitioner by State Tax Notes for the key amicus brief in Maryland Comptroller of the Treasury v. Wynne, 2015

Professional Leadership

  • Federal Bar Council Inn of Court, Member
  • Women’s White Collar Defense Association, Member

Community Involvement

  • Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, Member of the Board of Trustees, 2022 – present

Related Employment

  • Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP, New York, NY, Partner, 2019 – 2020; Associate, 2013 – 2018
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York, NY, Associate, 2008 – 2011; Summer Associate, 2007


  • Hon. Denny Chin, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • Hon. Kiyo A. Matsumoto, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York





Bar and Court Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • Columbia Law School, J.D., 2008
  • Harvard College, B.A., magna cum laude, 2002