Lauren X. Topelsohn, Member

Lauren X. Topelsohn

Member

ltopelsohn@lawfirm.ms

3 Becker Farm Road
Suite 105
Roseland, NJ 07068
Tel: 973-736-4600
Direct Dial: 212-776-1834
Fax: 973-325-7467

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, privacy and defamation, restrictive covenants, and 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:

  • “The Shell Game of Electronically Stored Information (ESI),” RSA San Francisco, 2017
  • “I Was Attacked  by My Power Supply: A Mock Trial,” RSA San Francisco, 2015
  • “International Discovery and Analysis: Miscarriage of Justice?,” RSA San Francisco, 2015
  • Chipping: The Next Legislation on the Horizon,” RSA San Francisco, 2015
  • “Cybersecurity Law 101”, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2014
  • “Relevant ESI Here, There, Everywhere”, ABA Information Governance, Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence National Institute, 2014
  • 3rd Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence Practitioners’ Workshop, ALI-ABA 2011
  • “Litigation Holds, The Increasing Scope of Preservation Burdens”, American Law Institute, 2011
  • “E-Discovery 101 – What Every Lawyer Needs to Know,” ALI-ABA 2010

Beyond legal practice, Lauren is a dedicated Nursing Services Volunteer at the Lyons, New Jersey VA Community Living Center.

Admissions

State of New Jersey

State of New York

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

Education

Northwestern University School of Law, J.D.

Barnard College, B.A., cum laude