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

Bio

Ms. Flath has represented clients in disputes relating to mergers and acquisitions, contracts, class actions, consumer litigation, bankruptcy litigation and constitutional issues. She has counseled on disputes 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, class certification and other economic analyses.

Ms. Flath assists clients with conducting internal investigations and in connection with complex regulatory investigations, including enforcement matters before the Department of Justice, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and other domestic and international regulators. She also has represented individuals in connection with white collar crime investigations and litigation brought 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 U.S. Supreme Court on Fourth Amendment issues.

Credentials

Education

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

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second and Seventh Circuits
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Lara A. Flath

Counsel, Complex Litigation and Trials
lara.flath@skadden.com