Margaret Rodgers

Margaret A. Rogers

Associate

Margaret Rogers litigates complex commercial and antitrust disputes, including class action litigation, for clients in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Ms. Rogers also has experience in a variety of contract, real estate and other business litigation and arbitration matters. Ms. Rogers is proficient in both state and federal practice and procedure and has experience in all stages of pre-trial litigation and appeal. She has managed discovery, worked with experts to develop reports and testimony, written briefs and motions at all stages of litigation, and successfully argued on appeal. She has counseled and represented clients in such industries as publishing, rail freight transportation, pharmaceuticals and financial services.

Ms. Rogers has maintained an active pro bono practice handling civil and criminal appellate litigation matters.

Experience

  • German conglomerate in an action brought in the United States to ensure the collectability of an expected arbitration award.
  • Major railroad in defense of a nationwide class action antitrust lawsuit against major US railroads alleging collusion to fix fuel surcharges on freight shipments in violation of the Sherman Act (Co-counsel).
  • Major financial services companies in fraudulent transfer litigation in connection with Mervyn’s bankruptcy.

Credentials

Education
  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2008, cum laude, Senior Editor, Georgetown International Environmental Law Review
  • BA, Wellesley College, 2004, cum laude
Admissions
  • New York
  • US District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
Activities
  • Member, Federal Bar Council

  • Member, Antitrust Section, American Bar Association

  • Member, Class Action Committee, Antitrust Section, New York State Bar Association

Overview

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