Stacylyn joined the litigation department as an associate in 2011.
As a Ropes & Gray New Alternatives Program fellow, Stacylyn spent one year as an Assistant Attorney General in the Government Bureau of the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office. In that capacity she represented the Commonwealth and its agencies in trial courts throughout the Commonwealth and before the Massachusetts Court of Appeals.
- Trial counsel in a $30 million wrongful termination and contractual dispute brought by a former partner of a money management firm. Won a complete jury verdict for the defendant in a trial lasting over three weeks, and defeated the plaintiff’s subsequent appeal.
- Representing investors and trustees of residential mortgage-backed securities (“RMBS”) in multiple loan repurchase cases pending in the state and federal courts of New York and Connecticut.
- Counsel to investment advisors and private equity fund managers in connection with SEC examinations and enforcement matters, including responses to deficiency letters and investigative subpoenas.
- Part of team representing a U.S.-based multinational medical device company in an industry-wide FCPA investigation involving countries across Europe, Asia, and South America.
Corporate & Shareholder Litigation
- Part of team that successfully represented a leading private equity firm in defense of multiple shareholder actions in several jurisdictions challenging their multibillion-dollar acquisition of a multinational pharmaceutical company.
- Part of litigation team that successfully represented OTK Associates LLC in expedited Delaware proceedings, winning injunction against board entrenchment efforts and a $230 million interested director transaction at Morgans Hotel Group.
- Extensive pro bono practice with a focus on immigration rights of children.
- Jonathan D. Schmidt, Matthew L. McGinnis and Stacylyn M. Dewey, “What Newman Means for the Market,” Westlaw Journal White-Collar Crime (November 2015)
- Lucy C. Hynes, Matthew L. McGinnis and Stacylyn M. Dewey, “The Shifting Landscape Of Insider Trading Law Following United States v. Newman,” Seeking Alpha (February 2015)
- Harvey J. Wolkoff and Stacylyn M. Dewey, “Using the Common Interest Privilege in Transactions,” Corporate Counsel (February 2015)