Atlanta, Georgia 30309-3534
Cheryl concentrates her practice on complex commercial litigation. She has significant experience managing financial service and other Fortune 500 companies in state and federal courts, including mass actions and class actions.
Cheryl has also tried and favorably settled disputes arising out of commercial agreements, including claims of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, misrepresentation and fraud. In addition, Cheryl has significant experience handling securities enforcement and related litigation involving the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, state regulators.In recent matters, Cheryl has represented public companies, investment companies and advisors, broker-dealers, and private individuals. She monitors regulatory developments and advises clients on compliance, defense matters and commercial agreement disputes. In addition, she represents companies involved in regulatory investigations concerning securities or accounting fraud, insider trading, REITs, obstruction of justice, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, privacy, supervision and other issues.
Before joining McGuireWoods, Cheryl practiced as a partner in an AmLaw 100 law firm. She also handled securities and complex commercial litigation for a major New York firm, and clerked for the Honorable David G. Trager, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
|Areas of Practice||1) Commercial Litigation, 2) Class Action, 3) Financial Services Litigation, 4) Government Investigations and White Collar Litigation, 5) SEC Enforcement Defense and 6) Securities Litigation|
|Law School||New York University School of Law (J.D.,1995)|
|Education||Emory University (B.A.,1992)|
|Bar Member / Association||Georgia State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||McGuireWoods LLP|
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