Both litigator and dealmaker, Lauren Friend McKelvey is equally comfortable in the courtroom and the boardroom. Lauren frequently litigates bankruptcy matters, intellectual property disputes, and other commercial matters in state and federal court. She also negotiates financing and technology agreements for her clients and advises companies, fiduciaries, and banks with respect to statutes, rules, and regulations in bankruptcy, finance, privacy, and intellectual property.
Lauren focuses her practice in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, and has extensive experience operating in the Eastern District of Virginia’s (EDVA) “Rocket Docket” in both the Bankruptcy and District Courts. She has represented clients in over 350 cases and adversary proceedings in the EDVA Bankruptcy Court alone. Lauren has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Virginia and Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers and the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC).