Maggie Turner



  • B.A., University of Virginia, 2014
  • with Distinction
  • J.D., University of Michigan, 2020
  • magna cum laude


  • Hon. Ronald M. Gould, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Fellowships, Leadership & Recognition

  • Order of the Coif, Michigan Law School
  • Notes Editor, Michigan Law Review
  • Second Place, Henry M. Campbell Moot Court Competition, Michigan Law School
  • Problem Chair, Henry M. Campbell Moot Court Competition Board, Michigan Law School
  • Co-President, American Constitution Society, Michigan Law School

Bar and Court Admissions

  • New York

Margaret “Maggie” Turner is an associate at Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP.

Maggie joined the firm after completing a clerkship with the Honorable Ronald M. Gould of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Prior to clerking, Maggie was a summer associate at Kellogg, Hansen, Todd, Figel & Frederick PLLC. In 2022, Maggie will clerk for the Honorable Carol Bagley Amon of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

 Maggie graduated magna cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School, where she was inducted into the Order of the Coif. She served as a Notes Editor for the Michigan Law Review and as Co-President of the American Constitution Society. At Michigan, Maggie was a finalist in the Henry M. Campbell Moot Court Competition and later served on the competition's executive board. She also competed on the mock trial team and was a finalist at the John L. Costello National Criminal Mock Trial Competition in Washington, D.C. As a student attorney in Michigan's Federal Appellate Litigation Clinic, Maggie represented indigent criminal defendants in the Sixth Circuit. As a 3L, she briefed and argued a successful habeas petition that resulted in a published opinion. During law school, Maggie interned in the Public Integrity Section of the United States Department of Justice, where she focused on public corruption and election law.

Maggie began her career as an English literature teaching fellow at Millfield Senior School in Glastonbury, United Kingdom. She earned her B.A. in political philosophy, policy and law from the University of Virginia in 2014, graduating with distinction.