Lauren’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation, with a particular emphasis on intellectual property, entertainment, false advertising, and appeals.  She has appeared in state and federal courts across the country, and has co-authored briefs in the Second and Ninth Circuits, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court.

Representative Matters:

  • Obtained dismissal with prejudice on First Amendment grounds for media company accused of trademark infringement.
  • Obtained dismissal with prejudice on statute-of-limitations grounds of fourteen counts of trade secret misappropriation, and defended decision on appeal.
  • Represented media company in breach-of-contract litigation related to COVID-19.
  • Represented media companies and talent in copyright and cases under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
  • Defended medical device company at patent infringement trial, resulting in favorable jury verdict.
  • Defended consumer products companies in nationwide class actions involving claims of unfair trade practices and deceptive advertising.
  • Defended financial institution in parallel government investigation and civil litigation involving alleged manipulation of a benchmark rate.
  • Briefed and argued successful appeal on behalf of a § 1983 plaintiff in Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • Drafted post-conviction briefs for an Alabama inmate challenging his conviction and death sentence.

Lauren earned her Juris Doctor degree at U.C. Berkeley School of Law, where she graduated Order of the Coif and was an editor on the California Law Review and Berkeley Journal of Gender Law and Justice.  Prior to joining Miller Barondess LLP, Lauren worked in the New York office of a large, commercial litigation firm and at an appellate boutique.  She also previously clerked for Judge G. Murray Snow in the District of Arizona and Judge Mary H. Murguia on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Admitted to practice in California and New York.

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