Lauren Friedman

King & Spalding - New York


1185 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036

+1 212 790 5350

Future Star


New York

Lauren Friedman specializes in dispute resolution through international arbitration. A partner in the Global Disputes practice based in the New York office, she has handled dozens of international commercial arbitrations and investment treaty arbitrations. She also handles domestic court remedies in support of international arbitration cases, including applications for interim measures, domestic discovery proceedings, and proceedings to enforce arbitral awards. Lauren has helped clients resolve their disputes successfully, including through dismissal of claims, procurement of awards in the billions of dollars, and settlements on terms favorable to clients.

Lauren has experience across a broad range of industry sectors, including in oil & gas, mining, infrastructure, consumer goods, financial, pharmaceuticals, and public utilities. She is a frequent lecturer on international arbitration both domestically and abroad. She is fluent in English and Spanish and regularly handles arbitrations in both languages.


  • J.D., University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
  • B.S., Cornell University


Updated Sep 2021