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Margaret is a senior associate in King & Spalding’s Special Matters group in the London office. She is both US- and UK-qualified with a global practice.

Margaret focuses on cross-border criminal and regulatory investigations, representing companies and individuals conducting internal investigations or under investigation by government authorities. She has particular experience with anticorruption, sanctions, and environmental issues, and the oil and gas, financial services, shipping and logistics, aviation, and automotive industries. She has conducted investigations for clients in the US, UK, Europe, APAC, and India, involving US, UK, and foreign authorities. She also regularly advises clients on anticorruption compliance issues, both to help them develop or supplement their own compliance programs, or to provide a risk assessment regarding a target company for a potential merger or acquisition and recommend post-closing compliance enhancements.

Margaret earned her undergraduate degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame. She received her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center, where she was awarded the Dean’s Scholarship. During law school, Margaret was a member of the Barristers’ Council Executive Board and the director of the Trial Advocacy team. She competed in seven national, regional, and intrascholastic trial competitions, winning rankings of National Quarterfinalist, Regional Champion, and Intrascholastic Semifinalist. Margaret was also an Articles Development Editor for the American Criminal Law Review, and from January through April 2013 worked as an intern for the US Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia.

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Credentials

J.D., Georgetown University Law Center

B.A., English, University of Notre Dame, with honors

District of Columbia

England and Wales

Virginia

French

Insights

Article · Source: Thomson Reuters Practical Law

February 23, 2021
Transatlantic Business Crime and Investigations February 2021 Column

Article · Source: Practical Law

July 1, 2020
Transatlantic Business Crime and Investigations June Column

Article · Source: Thomson Reuters Practical Law

July 24, 2019
Spoofing US Law and Enforcement

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Insights

Article · Source: Thomson Reuters Practical Law

February 23, 2021
Transatlantic Business Crime and Investigations February 2021 Column

Article · Source: Practical Law

July 1, 2020
Transatlantic Business Crime and Investigations June Column

Article · Source: Thomson Reuters Practical Law

July 24, 2019
Spoofing US Law and Enforcement

View all

Credentials

J.D., Georgetown University Law Center

B.A., English, University of Notre Dame, with honors

District of Columbia

England and Wales

Virginia

French