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Lauren Goldman serves as co-head of Mayer Brown’s worldwide Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice. She is a member of the Supreme Court & Appellate group in the firm’s New York office. Lauren has briefed and argued numerous appeals addressing issues of importance to the business community in state and federal courts around the country. Lauren’s practice is not limited to the appellate courts: she has extensive experience litigating complex legal issues at all levels. In the past five years, she has served as lead legal strategy counsel in connection with more than a dozen high-stakes jury trials, including two cases in which the plaintiffs unsuccessfully sought more than $1 billion in damages. Lauren works closely with trial teams to obtain legal rulings that maximize their ability to obtain a defense verdict, as well as handling all aspects of appellate preservation before, during, and after trial. Lauren has a particular focus on mass actions, and has worked with trial teams to develop legal arguments and strategy in several recent and pending class actions in state and federal courts.


New York University School of Law, JD, magna cum laude, 1997; Associate Editor, New York University Law Review, Order of the Coif Cornell University, AB, magna cum laude, 1991; with distinction in all subjects

United States: Media, technology and telecoms

Cyber law (including data privacy and data protection)

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Lauren Goldman - Mayer Brown

Within: Cyber law (including data privacy and data protection)

Mayer Brown handles work in incident preparation and breach response, litigation and government investigations, strategic counseling and corporate governance, vendor and supply-chain management, contracting and data transfers, regulatory and compliance, as well as policy and advocacy. Practice head Rajesh De is based in Washington DC and specializes in legal and policy issues related to technology, national security, law enforcement and privacy. New York’s Lauren Goldman, who works in a ‘well-reasoned, concise, well-organized, and business-focused’ way, acted successfully for Facebook in the purported Smith v Facebook class action, defending the client from the allegation of having used cookies to communicate with various healthcare websites and then used that information for marketing purposes. Shutterfly and Twitter are other notable clients. Washington DC’s Marcus Christian and Los-Angeles-based litigator John Nadolenco are also recommended.

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