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Lauren  J. Wachtler


Appellate Practice
Employment & Labor Law
Intellectual Property, Fashion and Entertainment
Employment Litigation
Contractual Disputes
Partnership Disputes


  • St. Johns University, J.D.
  • Mount Holyoke College, B.A., cum laude


  • New York
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., EDNY
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., SDNY
  • U.S. Ct. of Appeals, 2nd Cir.
  • U.S. Ct. of Appeals, 3rd Cir.
Lauren J. Wachtler
Tel: (212) 841-0511
Fax: (212) 262-5152
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  • Successfully represented a large winery in connection with shareholder buy-out.

  • Successfully represented beer distributor in connection with significant property loss sustained during Super Storm Sandy.

  • Successfully defended partner in case involving claims of breach of fiduciary duty and undue influence.

  • Incorporated international fashion jewelry company, trademarked designs, prepared licensing agreements and assisted with distribution agreements, including the sale of merchandise through the internet.

  • Successfully represented a large bi-coastal shipping and warehousing company in matters involving shipments, warehousing agreements, lost goods and other issues.

  • Successfully resolved several matters arising from modeling contracts and photographer shoots.

  • Successfully resolved matters involving the sale of jewelry and precious gems.

  • Represented a leading sportswear company regarding a significant employment issue.

  • Represented garment manufacturer/distributor in connection with overseas licensing agreement.

  • Successfully defended numerous general contractors, construction managers and owners of large commercial properties in jury trials involving premises liability and New York Labor Law claims.

  • Successfully represented large private investment lender in multi-million dollar breach of fiduciary duty and lender liability lawsuit.