Margaret Cain

Margaret Cain

Margaret Cain

J.D. '99

For the last 10 years, Margaret Cain (JD ’99) has served as senior counsel in the Division of Enforcement for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C., where she has worked on complex investigations involving insider trading, market manipulation, accounting disclosure issues, Ponzi schemes, and Internet pump‐and‐dump frauds. Additionally, she has collaborated with foreign authorities in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Canada, the Cayman Islands, Bermuda, and Norway to conduct testimony, interview witnesses, and review documents abroad.

Since 2005, Cain has served as a special assistant United States attorney where she has worked on a variety of cases across the country, including securities fraud, money laundering, wire and mail fraud, counterfeiting, and immigration issues. Prior to joining the SEC, she worked for several nonprofits in development and outreach, including the Children’s Defense Fund.