Lauren McGoey’s practice focuses on general and complex civil litigation, with an emphasis on disputes involving banking and securities.
Recently, Lauren has also represented clients in arbitrations before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the American Arbitration Association. In particular, she represented and obtained favorable outcomes for a custodial bank in arbitrations brought against it by investors, including findings of no liability by the bank and an award of attorneys’ fees.
Lauren’s other representations have included: representing seven foreign municipalities in a fraud and negligent misrepresentation action against subsidiaries of a national bank, concerning the sale and marketing of derivative products; prosecution of a legal malpractice claim on behalf of a multi-national corporation against an AmLaw 100 law firm; defense of Big Four public accounting firms against securities and fraud claims; representation of a pro bono client in a federal civil rights trial; and defense of a pro bono client facing felony drug charges.
Lauren received her undergraduate degree in political science, philosophy and economics, magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania and her law degree from Emory University School of Law, where she served on the Emory Law Journal. Prior to joining the firm, Lauren was a litigation associate at Hughes Hubbard and Reed LLP.