Margaret helps determine and deliver WWF’s global conservation strategy. She provides direct oversight of WWF’s legal, risk management, internal audit, safety and security and Board relations departments, providing day-to-day counsel on all legal and governance issues.
Her areas of expertise include nonprofit regulatory compliance, corporate governance, contracts, litigation, employment, tax, trusts and estates, fundraising, political activity, insurance, intellectual property and technology. Prior to joining WWF in 1999, Margaret practiced law at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering in Washington, D.C.
While in private practice, she provided counsel to numerous Fortune 500 and nonprofit clients, and was recognized with the firm’s first pro bono publico services award. Earlier in her career, she was a public finance analyst for the First Boston Corporation. Margaret graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College and received her law degree from Yale Law School.