Lara Flath represents a wide variety of clients in commercial and securities litigation, regulatory investigations, and white collar crime matters.


Ms. Flath has represented clients in disputes relating to mergers and acquisitions and contracts, class actions, consumer litigation, bankruptcy litigation and constitutional issues. These disputes take place in federal and state courts throughout the country and through all phases of litigation, including trial and appeal. Ms. Flath also has extensive experience working with expert witnesses on issues including residential mortgage-backed securities, loss causation, damages and other economic analyses.

Ms. Flath also assists clients with conducting internal investigations and in connection with complex regulatory investigations, including enforcement matters before the Department of Justice, CFTC, and other domestic and international regulators. She also has represented individuals in connection with white collar crime investigations and litigation by the Department of Justice.

Ms. Flath has handled a variety of pro bono matters, including representing the interests of minors as a guardian ad litem and child representative in trial and due process hearings, federal criminal matters and submitting an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court on Fourth Amendment issues.



  • J.D., The University of Chicago Law School, 2006
  • B.A., Yale University, 2003


  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Lara A. Flath