Lauren is a commercial litigator and trial lawyer. She has experience handling complex real estate disputes, civil RICO and other securities actions, professional malpractice, tax and other high stakes matters. Lauren represents publicly traded companies, private corporations, and high net worth individuals.
Real Estate Disputes and Environmental Actions – Lauren represents clients in real estate and environmental matters involving the development, construction, sale and management of billions of dollars in real estate assets and infrastructure projects.
Securities and Civil RICO – Lauren’s securities experience includes securities and fraud actions on behalf of defrauded investors and unprecedented civil RICO and other actions to stop short-selling and other attacks on public companies. Clients include Fairfax Financial Holdings, Energy Transfer Partners and Resolute Forest Products.
Complex Business and Tax Disputes – Lauren has litigated and arbitrated complex commercial matters, including partnership and sensitive tax disputes on behalf of numerous clients including New York investment banker Denis Bovin, New York architect Robert Siegel and The Related Companies.
Software Implementation Litigation – Lauren represents companies seeking to obtain recovery from consulting firms and software providers in connection with mission-critical software projects plagued by delayed or disastrous go-lives, deficient project management, missing functionality, and other problems.
Criminal and Regulatory Enforcement – Lauren has represented individuals and organizations in white collar criminal and regulatory inquiries by the U.S. Justice Department, securities regulators and state prosecutors and regulators. She represented the New York State Assembly in the Moreland Commission investigation.
Fiduciary Duty Litigation – Lauren defends complex fiduciary duty claims. She obtained a successful Third Circuit appeal dismissing breach of fiduciary duty verdicts against certain officers and directors of the historic Lemington Home in Pittsburgh, PA.
Professional Malpractice – Lauren prosecutes and defends malpractice claims. She has prosecuted claims against attorneys and defense of claims asserted against a New York City accounting firm.
Last updated June 2019