Gibson Dunn Adds Litigation Partner Lauren Goldman in New York

July 25, 2022

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Lauren R. Goldman has joined the firm’s New York office as a partner.  Goldman, formerly a partner and co-head of the Supreme Court & Appellate practice group at Mayer Brown LLP, will continue her high-stakes class-and mass-action litigation practice.

“Lauren is a fantastic addition to the firm,” said Barbara L. Becker, Chair and Managing Partner of Gibson Dunn.  “Lauren is a nationally recognized litigator and appellate lawyer whose broad-based technology litigation practice is an excellent fit for our trial-ready platform.  She has earned and developed a market-leading reputation as a brilliant and dynamic lawyer who inspires client trust and confidence.  Her arrival further strengthens our tech litigation practice and positions us well for future growth.”

“We are delighted Lauren is joining our New York litigation team,” said Orin Snyder, partner and Co-Chair of the firm’s Global Trial Practice Group.  “Lauren is a star who is valued and beloved by her clients.  Many of our partners have extensive experience working alongside or opposite Lauren and have deep respect for her talent and winning track record.  Lauren will make an immediate and lasting impact on and boost our premier litigation platform both here in New York and across the firm.”

“I am thrilled to join Gibson Dunn,” said Goldman.  “This is an exciting time to be a litigator with experience navigating complex privacy and technology issues, and I look forward to tapping into Gibson Dunn’s market position as the go-to firm for clients facing these high stakes challenges.  Having worked with many of Gibson Dunn’s litigators over the years, I can say that the firm’s stellar reputation precedes it – and I look forward to the next chapter of my career alongside this very talented group of colleagues.”

About Lauren R. Goldman

Goldman’s practice focuses on high-stakes class- and mass-action litigation, with a particular emphasis on data privacy and technology issues.  She also regularly counsels clients on compliance with federal and state privacy statutes with an emphasis on the use of biometric technologies, including the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, Wiretap Act, the Stored Communications Act, the California

Invasion of Privacy Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and various common-law privacy doctrines.

Before joining Gibson Dunn, Goldman was a partner at Mayer Brown LLP, where she also served as co-head of the firm’s Supreme Court & Appellate practice group.  She began her legal career at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.

Goldman received her J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1997, where she graduated magna cum laude and was a member of the New York University Law Review and of the Order of the Coif.  From 1997 to 1998, she served as a law clerk to Judge Dennis Jacobs of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.