Margaret R. Westbrook


4350 Lassiter at North Hills Avenue, Suite 300
Raleigh, NC 27609

United States of America

Ms. Westbrook is a partner in the Raleigh office and has two distinct areas of practice: restructuring and insolvency and campaign finance. Currently serving as the U.S. practice group coordinator for the restructuring and insolvency practice group within the firm, she represents and litigates for secured and unsecured creditors in restructuring and insolvency matters both in and out of the state and federal courts in North Carolina, and in other jurisdictions including New York and Delaware. Ms. Westbrook advises transactional clients with respect to insolvency risks and debt restructuring. She represents purchasers and sellers of debt and assets from financially distressed companies in a variety of structures, including foreclosure sales, Article 9 sales and Chapter 11 Section 363 sales. She has extensive experience with agricultural cases, including Chapter 12 proceedings, and with healthcare insolvency issues both in and outside of formal insolvency proceedings.

Ms. Westbrook also advises corporations and trade associations on matters relating to the regulation of corporate political activity, including the formation and administration of state and federal political action committees, campaign finance regulations and gift laws. She formerly represented clients in the North Carolina General Assembly and currently advises clients regarding the development of political compliance programs.


  • B.A., University of North Carolina (1993)
  • J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law (1996)
    (with honors; North Carolina Law Review, Member; Order of the Coif)


Bar of North Carolina
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