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Meaghan Gragg

Associate

Meaghan Gragg is a litigation associate in the Firm’s New York office. She has litigation experience in federal and state courts. Ms. Gragg is engaged in the Firm’s representation of the Trustee for the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) liquidations of Lehman Brothers Inc. and MF Global Inc., two of the largest regulated brokerage firm liquidations in history. Ms. Gragg has worked with international clients on cross border litigations. 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

  • American Bar Association, Website Notes Editor for the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Section of Litigation, Appellate Committee

Previous Experience

  • Law Clerk, The Honorable Ursula Ungaro, United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2006-2008
  • Legal Research & Writing Instructor, University of Miami School of Law, 2007-2008

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.
  • Representation of the Trustee for the SIPA liquidation of MF Global Inc., including in the litigation of a $700 million dispute with the administrator of MF Global Inc.’s former U.K. affiliate and working on a key agreement to resolve all claims among the estates to benefit MF Global Inc.’s public customers.
  • Representation of a sovereign nation in litigation in federal court.
  • Representation of a performing rights organization in litigation in federal court involving music licensing.
  • 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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