Lauren X. Topelsohn is a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation, Labor and Employment and Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Groups.
Lauren concentrates in commercial, employment, technology and intellectual property litigation and consultation.
During her career, she has litigated disputes in state and federal courts throughout the country, and represented clients before alternative dispute resolution forums including the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). She has extensive trial and appellate experience involving business and contract disputes, fraud and civil RICO, trademarks and copyrights, e-commerce, broker/dealer sales practices, environmental litigation, defamation and trade libel, restrictive covenants, whistleblower, discrimination and sexual harassment claims.
Lauren regularly advises clients on a broad range of employment issues, including policies and compliance issues, disciplinary actions, workplace investigations, terminations, and ADA accommodations. Lauren has substantial experience negotiating and drafting employment and separation agreements on behalf of both companies and executives.
As a former General Counsel and Operations Officer, Lauren’s transactional experience also includes business acquisition, sale and separation agreements, shareholder and operating agreements, and intellectual property licenses. Her hands-on, business background enables her to provide strategic counsel that balances legal rights with real-world practicalities and risk management concerns.
Lauren frequently lectures on topics involving the intersection of law and technology. Examples include:
Beyond legal practice, Lauren is a dedicated Nursing Services Volunteer at the Lyons, New Jersey VA Community Living Center.
State of New Jersey
State of New York
United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Northwestern University School of Law, J.D.
Barnard College, B.A., cum laude