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Lauren Giudice

Associate

Overview

Lauren Giudice has a broad-based commercial litigation practice with particularly deep experience in antitrust matters. She previously served on a trial team in a massive multi-district litigation, helping to successfully defend clients in two multibillion-dollar price-fixing jury trials.  

Prior to joining Holwell Shuster & Goldberg, Lauren clerked for the Hon. Deborah A. Batts of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Before that, Lauren practiced as an associate at White & Case LLP. In addition to her commercial litigation experience at White & Case, Lauren was recognized for her extensive pro bono contributions, receiving a White & Case Pro Bono Award. Lauren also participated in a secondment with Her Justice, a non-profit that provides legal services to domestic violence survivors and other women and families in New York City.

Proficient in French, Lauren studied abroad in Shanghai and Paris in connection with her undergraduate education, and in Lyon while in law school. Prior to attending law school, Lauren interned with the State Department at the American Embassy in Paris, where she was assigned to the Department of Justice, Office of International Affairs. During law school, Lauren interned with the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. Lauren has written on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Sherman Act, and the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act.   

Notable Cases

Notable Cases

  • Valassis, a MacAndrews & Forbes company, as plaintiff in litigation against News Corp. and its subsidiaries alleging federal and state antitrust violations, unfair competition, and tortious interference.
  • A major Japanese electronics company and its subsidiaries in connection with U.S. federal and state civil proceedings related to various claims of alleged cartel activity.
  • Defended a global pharmaceutical company against Robinson-Patman Act and RICO claims brought by a putative class of end payors, concerning a brand-name pharmaceutical manufacturer's assistance program for reducing privately insured patients’ copayment obligations when filling a prescription, resulting in plaintiffs withdrawing claims after motion practice.

News and Writings

Writings

  • “What Effects Are ‘Direct’ Enough to Satisfy the FTAIA: An Analysis of 2014 FTAIA Decisions,” Boston University International Law Journal online (2015)
  • Contributor, Getting the Deal Through – Cartel Regulation (2013 and 2014 editions)
  • Note, “Regulating Corruption: Analyzing Uncertainty in Current Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Enforcement,” 91 Boston University Law Review 347 (2011)
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Clerkships

  • Hon. Deborah A. Batts, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2014 – 2016

Education

Boston University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2011; Paul J. Liacos Distinguished Scholar; Editor, Boston University Law Review)

New York University (B.A., cum laude, 2008; Founders' Day Award)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
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