Margaret A. Dale


Margaret Dale is a partner in the Litigation Department at Proskauer Rose LLP. Margaret is a versatile first-chair litigator who handles different types of complex business disputes for a wide variety of clients across many industries.

While her practice is diverse, she regularly handles privacy and data security matters, including regulatory investigations and class action lawsuits stemming from data breaches. She also focuses on intellectual property, where she represents individual artists and arts-related organizations and museums. With respect to securities and corporate governance, Margaret handles SEC enforcement proceedings, shareholder and partnership disputes, stock option, warrant and preferred stock matters, escrow fights and Delaware 220 actions, as well as regulatory and internal investigations.

Margaret maintains an active pro bono practice focusing on issues relating to women, children, and veterans. She also serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Center for Family Representation, and as a member of the Board of Directors of VLA (Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts).

At Proskauer, Margaret also serves as the vice-chair for the Litigation Department and heads the Litigation Department’s Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Group.

In addition, Margaret is the lead editor of Proskauer’s blog on business litigation, Minding Your Business. Margaret is an author of the chapter titled “Admissibility Issues in Commercial Cases” in the treatise Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts (Haig, ed). Margaret also authored the chapter, Data Breach Litigation in Proskauer on Privacy.