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Margaret A. Dale

Margaret A. Dale Margaret A. Dale is a Partner in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department and is resident in the New York office.

Margaret's practice focuses on complex commercial disputes. She litigates cases and argues appeals in state and federal court, and handles proceedings before mediators and arbitrators.

In addition to general commercial litigation, Margaret handles cases for clients involving white collar crime, securities enforcement and litigation, and insurance and reinsurance disputes. Margaret is an author of the chapter titled "Recognition & Enforcement of Judgments" in the Proskauer on International Litigation and Arbitration, a comprehensive e-book collecting Proskauer's practical and strategic experience advising and representing clients in international commercial and regulatory matters. Margaret is a 1989 graduate of the University of Chicago Law School. From 1991 to 1994, Margaret served as an Assistant District Attorney in the King's County District Attorney's Office in Brooklyn, New York.

Margaret is a member of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. From 1995 to 2001, Margaret was a member of the State Bar's Commercial and Federal Litigation Section. She was Secretary of the Section from 1995 to 1996, and Editor of NY Litigator from 1998 to 2000. At the City Bar, Margaret served on the Committee of the State Courts of Superior Jurisdiction from 2005-2007, and now sits on the Committee on Professional Discipline.

In 2005, Margaret was inducted into the YWCA'ss Academy of Women Leaders. In 2007, 2008 and 2009, Margaret was recognized as a SuperLawyer.

Posts by Margaret A. Dale

Attention Retailers: Target Data Breach Ruling Finds Duty Owed to Issuer Banks

Posted in Data Breaches

The Court hearing the Target data security breach litigation issued a ruling on December 2, 2014, largely denying Target’s motion to dismiss the Consolidated Amended Class Action Complaint in the Financial Institutions Cases.  In his decision, Judge Magnuson found that Target owed the issuer banks a duty to protect customer data from hackers, a determination that… Continue Reading

Capital One to Pay Largest TCPA Settlement on Record

Posted in TCPA

Capital One Financial Corp. (“Capital One”) and three collection agencies have agreed to pay one of the largest settlement amounts in history — $75.5 million — to end a consolidated class action lawsuit alleging that the companies used an automated dialer to call customers’ cellphones without consent in violation of the twenty-two-year-old Telephone Consumer Protection… Continue Reading