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Margaret Dale is a partner in the Litigation Department. Margaret is a very experienced commercial litigator, and has represented a wide variety of clients in all phases of dispute resolution, including pre-litigation counseling, federal and state court litigation (including appeals), arbitration and mediation.  Margaret focuses on complex disputes,  with an emphasis on (i)class action defense,   (ii) privacy and data security, (iii) intellectual property, (iv) securities and corporate governance,  and (v) regulatory and internal investigations. She also represents and counsels clients in art law matters. In addition, she is the head of the firm's eDiscovery Practice Group.

In class action cases, Margaret has defended, among others, financial institutions, consumer product companies, and telecommunications companies.  Examples include Leucadia National Corporation, Pershing and T-Mobile.

In privacy and data security-related matters, Margaret has represented internet retailers, arts-related organizations, financial institutions, and consumer product companies, among others, in a wide range of matters including class action lawsuits stemming from data breaches, disputes involving the CAN-SPAM Act, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, among others.

Margaret has handled intellectual property matters for individual artists and arts-related organizations and museums, including the Keith Haring Foundation and MoMA.

In securities and corporate governance cases, Margaret has handled SEC enforcement proceedings, M&A-related litigation, stock option, warrant and preferred stock matters, escrow fights, and Delaware 220 actions.