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Litigation Star

Top 250 Women in Litigation


Practice area:

Commercial
Intellectual property
Securities


Lauren A. Moskowitz is a partner in Cravath’s Litigation Department. She has a broad practice with a particular focus on general commercial, securities, antitrust and intellectual property litigation, as well as litigation related to financial restructuring and reorganization matters. 


Ms. Moskowitz currently represents the Boston Red Sox in litigation brought by daily fantasy sports contest participants relating to allegations involving electronic sign stealing, and has already secured the dismissal of one of these actions. 


Ms. Moskowitz recently represented Goldman Sachs in securing the dismissal, affirmed on appeal, of breach of contract and fraud claims brought by a former client based on alleged breaches of obligations owed by Goldman Sachs in connection with the syndication of financing for a $3 billion acquisition. She also won summary judgment for AngloGold Ashanti in litigation alleging breach of contract, fraudulent inducement and violations of federal and state securities statutes in connection with the company’s sale of a gold mine in Colorado. 


Ms. Moskowitz devotes a portion of her practice to pro bono service. She successfully handled the trial and Second Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court appeals in a pro bono matter involving an international custody dispute, which made new law regarding the application of equitable tolling to the “now settled” defense to a child’s return to her home country under the Hague Convention. 


Ms. Moskowitz has been recognized by Chambers USA for general commercial and securities litigation and by The Legal 500 US for her work in financial services litigation, general commercial disputes and securities litigation. She was also named a “Rising Star” by New York Law Journal and selected by Law360 as one of 10 outstanding securities litigators under 40 in the nation. She also received Euromoney LMG’s 2015 Americas Women in Business Law Award for “Rising Star: Litigation.” 


Ms. Moskowitz received a B.A. with distinction in 2002 from Cornell University. She joined Cravath in 2005 after obtaining her J.D. magna cum laude from Fordham University School of Law. After a clerkship with Hon. Shira A. Scheindlin of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, she returned to the Firm in 2007 and was elected a partner in 2012.

 

Upated July 2021