Margaret D. Stock

Margaret D. Stock

Anchorage, Alaska

Margaret Stock focuses her practice on immigration and citizenship law. She is a nationally known expert on immigration and national security laws, and has testified regularly before Congressional committees on immigration, homeland security, and military matters.  As a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the Military Police, U.S. Army Reserve, Margaret has extensive experience with U.S. military issues.  She has also worked as a professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point, and as an adjunct instructor at the University of Alaska. Margaret is a member of the board of the Federal Bar Association’s Immigration Law Section and a former member of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Immigration.  In 2013, she was named a MacArthur Foundation Fellow (“genius grant” recipient) by the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

Areas of Practice

  • Immigration
  • Immigration & Naturalization Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 10% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Alaska
  • U.S. District Court District of Alaska
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit


  • Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1992
    • Honors: With High Honors
  • U.S. Army War College
    • M.A. - 2006
    • Major: Masters of Strategic Studies
  • Harvard Kennedy School of Government
    • M.P.A. - 2002
  • Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges
    • A.B.
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Major: Government


  • National Security Law, Constitutional Law, Military Law, Immigration & Citizenship Law

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy
  • Fellowship of Fort Knox Immigration Lawyers

Past Employment Positions

  • Lane Powell, LLC, Anchorage, AK , Counsel to the Firm, 2011 - 2013
  • Department of Political Science, University of Alaska Anchorage , Adjunct Instructor, 2010 - 2012
  • Border Policy Research Institute, Western Washington University , Visiting Fellow, 2009
  • United States Military Academy at West Point, Associate Professor(Reservist) Department of Social Sciences , 2006 - 2010
  • United States Military Academy at West Point, Associate Professor, Department of Law , 2004 - 2006
  • United States Military Academy at West Point, Assistant Professor, Department of Law, 2001 - 2004
  • Stock & Moeller, LLC , Partner, 1998 - 2001
  • Atkinson, Conway & Gagnon , Associate, 1992 - 1998

Pro Bono Activities

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association Military Assistance Program


  • English (Primary)
  • Spanish