Lauren Fraid's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and arbitration. Ms. Fraid has assisted in a landmark, multi-billion-dollar arbitration involving Fortune 500 companies and 48 US states and territories. She has supervised and managed work performed by expert witnesses, developed litigation strategies, acted as second-chair at hearings, reviewed and drafted legislation, and assisted with drafting sections of a multi-billion-dollar settlement agreement.

Ms. Fraid was recently seconded to a large financial institution, where she provided legal guidance to in-house counsel and staff. Previously, she served on a team that handled a federal securities class action suit brought against a large insurance company, and counseled pro-bono clients on constitutional and section 1983 claims.

Ms. Fraid received a JD, cum laude, in 2008 from St. John's University School of Law, where she was a member of the National Team and an External Executive Director of the Moot Court Honor Society, and a Senior Staff Member of the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review. She received a BA, magna cum laude, in Economics from Brandeis University in 2005.


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  • JD, St. John's University School of Law, 2008, cum laude
  • BA, Economics, Brandeis University, 2005, magna cum laude
  • New York
  • Member, New York State Bar Association

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