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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
Honors & Awards
  • American Bar Association Diverse Leaders Academy, 2018-2020
  • Honorable Judith Kaye Commercial and Federal Litigation Scholar, New York Bar Foundation, 2017
Education
  • Harvard Law School, J.D.
  • 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., 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, 6th, 7th, 9th, 11th and Federal Circuits
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Professional Affiliations
  • American Bar Association, Woman Advocate Committee, Webinars Subcommittee Chair 
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Supreme Court Historical Society
  • New York State Bar Association, Antitrust Section
  • Alumni Society
  • Federal Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Securities Litigation Journal Co-Editor

Lauren M. Weinstein

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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 antitrust law, class actions, constitutional law, business litigation, and securities suits.

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))
  • Successful defense on appeal of nearly $50 million jury verdict in securities fraud suit (In re Vivendi, S.A. Sec. Litig., 838 F.3d 223 (2d Cir. 2016))
  • Successful defense of major French newspaper in copyright litigation (pending in the Southern District of New York)
  • Appointed as pro bono counsel in appeal from denial of asylum and withholding of removal under the Convention Against Torture (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 Litig., 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 DOJ investigation regarding alleged violations of federal campaign finance laws
  • Appointed as pro bono counsel in appeal from denial of petition for writ of habeas corpus (Helton v. Boughton, Seventh Cir., No. 16-2678). Government confessed error after petitioner’s opening brief was filed
  • Representing putative class in antitrust suit against Carolinas HealthCare System (pending in the Western District of North Carolina, No. 3:18-cv-00095)
  • Appointed as pro bono counsel to represent an individual in an appeal from denial of petition for writ of habeas corpus (pending in 7th Cir., No. 17-2594)

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