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Laura-Michelle Horgan handles all aspects of litigation in federal and state courts, with a concentration on commercial business disputes, white-collar criminal defense, intellectual property disputes, and other complex litigation matters. Laura-Michelle regularly represents public and private corporations, financial institutions, a major energy supplier, media conglomerates, sports leagues, well-known consumer product companies, and leading internet companies.
Laura-Michelle has over fifteen years of trial experience, as well as arbitrations, mediations, and administrative proceedings. She has brought numerous matters to highly successful conclusions for her clients including obtaining and collecting on multi-million dollar judgments on contract and fraud claims brought on behalf of her clients, as well as swift dismissal of claims brought against them. Laura-Michelle also regularly obtains highly favorable settlements when that is the most practicable solution for her clients.
Laura-Michelle has substantial experience in bringing and defending civil fraud claims, conducting internal investigations, and issuing advisory opinions on compliance with securities law. She has led internal investigations of publicly traded companies and not-for-profit institutions. As part of her white collar defense practice, Laura-Michelle has represented clients in matters prosecuted by the Department of Justice, including alleged securities fraud, tax fraud, and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations. Her experience includes representing clients at interviews, depositions, proffer sessions, hearings, and grand jury appearances. Together with the Firm’s corporate team, Laura-Michelle also represents mid-size companies in general corporate matters.
Prior to joining Barton, Laura-Michelle was a member of Gage Spencer & Fleming LLP in Manhattan where she handled all aspects of white-collar criminal, regulatory and complex commercial litigation matters.