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Clerkships
  • Law clerk to the Honorable M. Margaret McKeown, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Law clerk to the Honorable John G. Koeltl, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Education
  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 2012
  • Editor-in-Chief, Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review
  • Ames Moot Court Competition, Semifinalist and Best Brief
  • J. William Fulbright Grant Recipient, France
  • Northwestern University, B.A., 2007, magna cum laude
  • Phi Beta Kappa
Bar and Court Admissions
  • New York
  • District of Columbia
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the 2nd, 9th, 11th and Federal Circuits
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Professional Affiliations
  • American Bar Association, Woman Advocate Committee
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Supreme Court Historical Society

Lauren M. Weinstein

Lauren Weinstein’s practice focuses on trial and appellate litigation.  She represents clients before the United States Supreme Court, the federal courts of appeals, and other federal and state courts.  Her practice covers a broad array of subject matters, including constitutional law, business litigation, securities fraud, and intellectual property.

Prior to joining MoloLamken, Ms. Weinstein served as a law clerk to the Honorable M. Margaret McKeown of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable John G. Koeltl of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Ms. Weinstein is fluent in Spanish and French.

Representative Matters

  • Represented the Central Bank of Iran in a constitutional challenge to the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 (Bank Markazi v. Peterson, 136 S. Ct. 1310 (2016))
  • Defense on appeal of nearly $50 million jury verdict in securities fraud suit (In re Vivendi, S.A. Securities Litigation, 838 F.3d 223 (2d Cir. 2016))
  • Appeal of order of Board of Immigration Appeals decision on behalf of transgender asylum-seeker (Angarita-Solorzano v. Lynch, 639 F. App’x 454 (9th Cir. 2016))
  • Appeal of an order addressing statute of limitations applicable to residential mortgage-backed securities “putback” suit (In re Part 60 Put-Back Litigation, 2017 WL 161030 (N.Y. App. Div. 1st Dep’t 2017))
  • Representation of global pharmaceutical company in $2.3 billion fraud and breach of contract suit
  • Representation of global financial institution in multiple RMBS "putback" suits in the Southern District of New York and New York Supreme Court
  • Representation of individual in Department of Justice investigation regarding alleged violations of federal campaign finance laws