Margaret E. Krawiec




Washington, D.C.

T: 1.202.371.7303

F: 1.202.661.9123


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Margaret Krawiec has represented clients in connection with federal and state grand jury investigations, complex civil litigation, investigations by various congressional committees and matters before federal agencies.

Ms. Krawiec previously worked as a trial attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Division, through the auspices of the Attorney General’s Honors Program. While serving in this position, she gained substantial trial and courtroom experience representing the United States in diverse, high-profile cases in federal district courts throughout the country. Ms. Krawiec also served as a law clerk for the Honorable Gregory J. Hobbs, Jr. of the Colorado Supreme Court.

Ms. Krawiec’s cases at Skadden have included representing clients in matters involving simultaneous criminal, civil, administrative and congressional proceedings. She has defended clients in matters relating to the Civil False Claims Act, federal securities laws, money laundering compliance issues and investigations, litigation and administrative actions by the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Treasury and various congressional committees, including the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation, the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions, the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs, the U.S. House Financial Services Committee and the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Ms. Krawiec was selected for inclusion in Global Investigations Review’s “40 Under 40” list.

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District of Columbia
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia


J.D., Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, 1998 (cum laude; Editor in Chief, Law Review)

B.A., Santa Clara University, 1995 (magna cum laude)