Margaret Schmidt



Margaret Schmidt prosecutes securities fraud cases on behalf of institutional investors.

Margaret joined Labaton Sucharow from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, where she represented clients in a wide range of complex commercial litigations involving federal antitrust laws, RICO, energy laws, breach of contract, and breach of fiduciary duties. She previously served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Matthew W. Brann of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Margaret graduated cum laude from Cornell Law School, where she served as an editor of the Journal of Law and Public Policy. She graduated magna cum laude from Pennsylvania State University with a B.A. in English and Spanish.


Cornell Law School
J.D., cum laude, 2014

Pennsylvania State University
B.A., magna cum laude, 2011


2014, New Jersey
2015, New York

U.S. District Court
2017, Southern District of New York
2018, District of New Jersey