Mary Grace W. Metcalfe is an associate in the White Collar and Government Investigations practice at Troutman Pepper. In addition to representing clients in all stages of litigation and mediation, she advises a wide variety of clients facing investigations by federal and state agencies. Mary Grace also has experience in general commercial litigation, international arbitration, and cross-border dispute resolution.
Prior to joining the firm, Mary Grace clerked in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Northern District of Mississippi, after which she joined a securities litigation boutique. She has appeared and successfully argued before the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, various New York County Courts, and multiple arbitral tribunals.
Mary Grace remains involved in supporting the various international moot competition teams at New York University School of Law, where she co-founded the International Mediation Moot Team. She is also an Alumna Editor of the European International Arbitration Review.
Challenging an ongoing investigation by the SEC is a daunting task, particularly for those identified as subjects of the investigation. Two recent holdings, one by the Third Circuit in Gentile v. Sec. & Exch. Commn, 2020 WL 5416297 (3d Cir. Sept....