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Meaghan Gragg

Associate

Meaghan Gragg is a litigation associate in the Firm’s New York office.  Her practice focuses on complex disputes, both in court and before arbitral tribunals.  Ms. Gragg has worked with international clients on cross-border disputes, and has extensive experience in financial institution litigation, insolvency-related litigation, and the liquidation of brokerage firms.  She also has experience in conducting and advising clients on internal investigations.  Before joining the Firm, Ms. Gragg served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ursula Ungaro, United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida.

Professional Activities

  • Director, BOFFO Inc.
  • Legal Research & Writing Instructor, University of Miami School of Law (2007-2008)

Previous Experience

  • Law Clerk, The Honorable Ursula Ungaro, United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida (2006-2008)

Recognition

  • ​Named by New York Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” (2015-2016)

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Practice Groups and Other Information

Education Information

  • University of Florida, J.D., 2006
    cum laude
    Research Editor, Florida Law Review, 2005-2006
  • Dartmouth College, A.B., Comparative Literature, 2002
    with High Honors

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2007
  • California, 2009
  • New York, 2009

Languages

  • Spanish

Highlighted Matters

  • Representation of the Trustee for the SIPA liquidation of Lehman Brothers Inc. in numerous litigations to benefit the brokerage firm’s public customers and creditors
  • Representation of the Trustee for the SIPA liquidation of MF Global Inc. in the litigation of a $700 million dispute with the administrator of MF Global Inc.’s former U.K. affiliate
  • Representation of a sovereign nation in litigation in federal court
  • Representation of a performing rights organization in litigation in federal court involving music licensing
  • Conducted an internal investigation on behalf of a media company regarding the alleged use of fraudulent vendors
  • Representation of the City of New York in litigation in federal court
  • Representation of a software company in litigation in New York state court involving quasi-contractual claims
  • Representation of the claimants in an international commercial arbitration involving breach of contract claims
  • Representation of an arbitral award creditor seeking to enforce a $1.4 billion ICSID award based on unlawful expropriation of investments
  • Representation of a policy holder in two actions in New York state court challenging a $5 billion transaction involving the split of an insurer, seeking, among other things, to set aside the restructuring as a fraudulent conveyance under New York law
  • Representation of plaintiffs in a pro bono lawsuit in federal court seeking class certification and bringing claims for FDCPA and RICO violations
  • Representation of pro bono clients seeking asylum in the United States

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