Lauren B. Grassotti is Of Counsel to the Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Employment Law practice groups at Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C. Ms. Grassotti regularly counsels clients of all levels on labor and employment matters including family and medical leave, disability questions, employee handbooks, employee discharge and discipline, wage and hour issues, employment contracts, and severance agreements. Ms. Grassotti’s litigation practice includes contract disputes, commercial paper, business torts, shareholder and partnership disputes, intellectual property litigation, and various employment-related issues and statutes, along with regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings. She represents clients in a wide range of industries, including financial services, legal, accounting, hospitality, real estate development and management, manufacturing, and recycling and waste management. Ms. Grassotti is experienced in all aspects of litigation, including pre-litigation investigation and claim assessment, development of litigation strategy, pleadings, depositions, discovery (including electronic discovery), expert discovery, motions, preparing cases for trial, trial and appeals, and regularly practices before state and federal trial and appellate courts. Ms. Grassotti also has substantial experience conducting internal investigations and responding to regulatory subpoenas and inquires.
From 2015-2017, Ms. Grassotti was named to the New York Super Lawyers – Rising Star list. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are recognized by Super Lawyers for this recognition.
Represented licensor and inventor of novel camouflage technology in connection with disputes against licensees involving claims arising under parties’ license agreements, trade dress infringement and patent-related declaratory judgment counterclaims.
Represented related limited liability companies and majority members in related disputes against minority member involving fiduciary duty, contract, and intellectual property claims.
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Before joining the firm, Ms. Grassotti was an associate in the litigation department at Greenberg Traurig, LLP in New York City.