Lauren Oppenheimer

Lauren Oppenheimer

Associate, Litigation


Lauren Oppenheimer represents clients across a wide range of industries, including health care, pharmaceuticals, energy and financial services. Ms. Oppenheimer’s experience includes counseling on complex civil litigation before federal and state courts, as well as investigations and enforcement actions conducted by, among other entities, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Representative matters include:

  • an energy company in connection with an SEC investigation into various accounting practices;
  • a U.S. trust and foundation in protracted federal civil litigation involving U.S. and foreign law;
  • a hospital system in an internal investigation and DOJ self-disclosure concerning health care fraud allegations; and
  • a cosmetics company regarding regulatory strategic and compliance considerations in a proposed business transaction.

Ms. Oppenheimer is actively involved in pro bono work, including civil rights litigation, asylum and sentencing relief. She recently secured a favorable settlement from the Virginia Department of Corrections on behalf of a prisoner challenging the department’s use of solitary confinement and lack of accommodations for prisoners with limited English proficiency.



  • J.D., University of Maryland, 2018 (magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Maryland Law Review, Articles Editor)
  • B.A., University of Maryland, Honors College, 2013 (with Honors)


  • District of Columbia


  • Law Clerk, Hon. A. Richard Caputo, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2018-19

Lauren Oppenheimer