Miller & Chevalier Elects Margot Laporte as Member in the Litigation Department


Washington, DC, January 4, 2021 – Miller & Chevalier Chartered announced today the election of Margot Laporte as a Member of the firm. The promotion was effective January 1.

"We are pleased to welcome Margot into the firm's Membership. Her promotion is a well-deserved recognition of her excellent work and commitment to obtaining favorable outcomes for her clients," said Kathryn Cameron Atkinson, Chair of Miller & Chevalier. "She has already made significant contributions across a range of matters and we look forward to her continued achievements as a Member."

Laporte advises global public companies, boards of directors, and audit committees facing complex multi-jurisdictional regulatory, litigation, and reputational risk resulting from enforcement actions. Her practice focuses on cross-border internal and regulatory investigations, white collar criminal defense, securities enforcement, and regulatory compliance, including with respect to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), anti-money laundering (AML) regulations, economic sanctions laws, insider trading, and accounting fraud. She has conducted investigations on behalf of clients in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and Russia.

"Margot is a talented lawyer whose skills and experience in cross-border investigations and white collar criminal defense augment the firm's strengths in those areas," noted Andrew Wise, chair of the Litigation department. "She has already worked on some of our most significant litigation matters and I expect that she will continue to do great things as a Member at Miller & Chevalier."

About Miller & Chevalier 

Founded in 1920, Miller & Chevalier is a Washington, DC law firm with a global perspective and leading practices in Tax, Litigation, International Law, Employee Benefits (including ERISA), White Collar Defense and Internal Investigations, and Government Affairs. Miller & Chevalier is a top-ranked firm sharply focused on targeted areas that interact with the federal government. Over the past three years, the firm's lawyers have represented more than 40 percent of the Fortune 100, one-quarter of the Fortune 500 and approximately 30 percent of the Global 100. Based in Washington, DC, a significant number of firm lawyers have held senior positions in the U.S. government and have written many of the regulations they currently help clients navigate. For more information on the firm, visit


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