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Lauren Perlgut

Lauren Perlgut


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Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10005



  • Columbia Law School, J.D., 2005
  • Yale University, B.A., 2001


  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Lauren Perlgut is a member of Cahill's litigation practice.  Lauren practices complex commercial litigation and counseling across a broad range of practice areas, including insurance, employment, securities law, antitrust, First Amendment /media and intellectual property.

Lauren has been selected to the New York Metro Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" lists from 2014-2019. In 2022, Lauren was a part of the Cahill trial team that earned recognition as Litigators of the Week by The American Lawyer following their precedent-setting win defending Credit Suisse in a foreign exchange markets class action following an eight-day jury trial in the SDNY.

Lauren began her career with Cahill as a summer associate in 2004.

  • Achieved dismissal of defamation claims brought against newspaper and reporter in New York state court.
  • Representation of a financial institution in antitrust cases involving the setting of the London Interbank Offered Rate ("LIBOR") for the U.S. Dollar, setting of the LIBOR rate for the Swiss Franc, and setting of the Singapore Interbank Offered Rate (“SIBOR”).
  • Representation of financial institution in ERISA class action.
  • Representation of financial institution in securities fraud class action tried before a jury in the Northern District of Illinois.
  • Achieved dismissal of class claims brought against financial services company in a FLSA action.
  • Representation of a United States Senator as amicus for the oral argument in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.
  • Representation of employees in numerous arbitrations relating to wrongful termination and breach of employment contract claims.
  • Representation of multiple music industry clients in trademark and copyright disputes.
  • Representation of retail company in employment discrimination and wrongful termination action.
  • Achieved dismissal of all claims brought against insurance company in a purported class action alleging insurance overcharges.
  • Nikola Corporation Founder Trevor Milton in securing the dismissal of a consolidated securities fraud action accusing him of exaggerating claims about the viability of the company's zero-emissions technology. The Cahill team was highlighted in The American Lawyer’s Litigation Daily for this success.