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Lauren J. Coppola

Lauren J. Coppola

Lauren J. Coppola
Partner

617-292-7900

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Education

  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 2006

  • Vassar College, B.A., 2003

Bar Memberships & Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 2006
  • U.S. District Court, Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit
Lauren is a trial lawyer who works diligently to find the best solutions for her clients’ needs. She concentrates her practice in various areas of complex commercial litigation including telecommunications, construction, contract and license disputes.

Lauren represents clients in state and federal courts across the country. Her appellate experience includes arguing before the Massachusetts Appeals Court and appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the First, Eighth and Ninth Circuits. She has also represented entities before the Federal Communications Commissions, various state public utility commissions and tribal courts.

 

Representative Cases

Telecommunications

Lauren has experience litigating cases and counseling clients in a wide variety of complex telecommunications and technology disputes, including cases arising out of contract, tariff, commercial tort and the Federal Telecommunications Act. Representative matters include:

  • Obtained a defense judgment for one of the world’s largest conference calling companies after federal court trial in which Qwest Communications Corp. sought to hold client liable for more than $2 million for terminating access and other charges.
  • Achieved favorable settlement for one of the world’s largest conference calling companies in license dispute with Google concerning complex intellectual property
  • Counsel for Tribally owned telephone company in South Dakota in multiple disputes in federal court and administrative proceedings.

Construction

Lauren represents clients on various aspects of construction law including the prosecution/defense of delay, inefficiency, defect, extra work, changed condition, mechanic’s lien, bond, contract disputes and claims, and advises on the wide variety of issues that arise on construction projects from contract negotiation to project wrap-up.
  • Negotiated settlements in favor of general contractor who defaulted on large scale Boston public construction contract.
  • Attained judgment for breach of commercial lease and defended against eminent domain defenses.

Complex Litigation and Business Law

Lauren also represents clients in a wide range of complex litigation and business law matters including commercial contract cases, business tort cases, civil RICO, fraud, technology license disputes, legal malpractice claims, 93A suits, and environmental contamination cases.
  • Obtained jury verdict against business owner for breach of non-competition agreement and asset purchase agreement.
  • Represented large hedge fund in liquidation in private arbitration against investors with over $100 million in claims asserted against it.

Representative Publications

Professional Affiliations

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Women’s Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Board Member for The Children’s Way Preschool in Wayland, MA since 2013. Also acted as fundraising chair for 2014-2016 and elected to be Co-President for 2016-2017.
  • Member of the Dudley Pond Association, an association of residents committed to clean water and lakes in Massachusetts, since 2014.
  • Member of Young Professionals of Boston, Vassar College Alumni since 2006

Our approach to the practice of law provides a broad range of expertise to our clients Practice Areas

Boston

30 Federal Street
Boston, MA 02110
617-292-7900

Providence

40 Westminster Street
Suite 1100
Providence, RI 02903
401-861-8200

SouthCoast

128 Union Street
Suite 500
New Bedford, MA 02740
774-206-8200

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