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Lauren  Snyder, Esq.

Lauren Snyder, Vice Chair of the HWG’s Legal Ethics and Malpractice group, focuses her practice on legal ethics and malpractice, complex civil litigation, and government enforcement actions.  Ms. Snyder practices in Washington, D.C. and Raleigh, North Carolina.  

White Collar and Litigation 

  • Lauren has represented various individuals and corporations in a wide range of federal criminal investigations and prosecutions, including investigations and prosecutions related to price-fixing cartels, mail and wire fraud, “off label” use of medical devices, and financial crimes.  
  • She has served as both defense and plaintiff’s counsel and has been involved in all aspects of litigation, from initial case assessments to trials and appeals. 

Legal Ethics 

  • Lauren has handled various disciplinary complaints before different disciplinary authorities, including matters before the USPTO’s Office of Enrollment and Discipline, and D.C.’s Office of Disciplinary Counsel. 
  • She has assisted clients concerning admission to the USPTO and the D.C. Bar, and advised clients concerning the merits of legal malpractice actions. 

Pro Bono 

  • Lauren maintains an active pro bono practice, assisting clients on a broad range of civil and criminal matters. 
  • She has dedicated substantial time to representing low-income tenants fighting eviction in landlord-tenant cases, as well as providing legal ethics advice to legal services organizations and their lawyers. 

Prior to joining HWG, Lauren was an associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, where her practice focused on litigation and regulatory antitrust matters. She has previously taught Legal Research and Writing as an adjunct professor at George Washington University Law School. Lauren currently serves on the Board of Wake Women Attorneys. She also serves as the Nominating and Public Service Awards Committee Chair on the Board of the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys, the Membership Chair for the North Carolina Bar Association’s Antitrust and Complex Business Disputes Law Section. 

Prior to entering law school, she taught at-risk middle school students through Teach for America, where she helped implement a gang prevention program.

Programs by Lauren  Snyder, Esq..

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, more and more attorneys have been working remotely. But what do the ethics rules say about this new wave of remote work? In our presentation, we will explore whether attorneys can work remotely without committing th...

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Program Date
Communications and Media LawComputer, Internet & E-Commerce LawEthics & ProfessionalismFederal CourtsFlorida EligibleInformation TechnologyTechnology Law
CaliforniaColoradoFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study
Program Credits
Legal Ethics:1 Credit
Total Credits
CLE Credit: 1