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Lauren Grochow

Associate

Orange County
Business Phone: 949.622.2746.
Business Fax: 949.622.2739

lauren.grochow@troutman.com

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Lauren Grochow’s practice concentrates on complex business litigation. She has represented clients on a diverse range of matters that include shareholder derivative suits, corporate governance, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and fraud. Her clients hail from a variety of industries, including aerospace, food and beverage, entertainment, healthcare and real estate. Her practice places particular emphasis on an intensive pre-trial motions practice. Lauren is dedicated to understanding her clients’ businesses, which allows her to strategically navigate the early stages of litigation, working to either obtain the complete dismissal of charges against her clients or to significantly increase their prospects of success at trial.

An active pro bono attorney, Lauren has partnered with the Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice to successfully represent a victim of domestic violence seeking a restraining order from her abuser. She also maintains ongoing involvement with the International Refugee Assistance Program, supervising local law students in their representation of victims of terrorism, violence and displacement in their efforts to safely relocate.

In 2018, Lauren was recognized by her peers as a Super Lawyer “Rising Star.” She also maintains a position on the Associate Board of Project Youth OCBF and the Chapman University School of Law Alumni Board.

Representative Experience

Complex Commercial Litigation 

  • Representing an investor in bringing a major film fraud and money laundering suit. 
  • Represented a popular magazine publisher in an employment dispute involving the rare California Independent Wholesale Sales Representatives Contractual Relations Act. 
  • Represented the owner of a coffee distributor in successfully defending against a breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty lawsuit. 
  • Represented a specialty staffing company in obtaining a favorable settlement of a corporate governance and executive compensation dispute after a complex merger.

Aerospace Litigation 

  • Representing an aerospace company in a multi-million dollar fraud and breach of contract lawsuit, involving complex legal issues and highly technical facts. 
  • Represented an aerospace innovator in defending a trade secret lawsuit.

Real Estate Litigation 

  • Defending local manufacturer in commercial lease dispute. 
  • Representing real estate investor in contract dispute for the acquisition of a large hotel. 
  • Represented a real estate investor in a corporate governance and management dispute.

Healthcare Litigation 

  • Defended pharmaceutical company by successfully obtaining a full dismissal of a shareholder derivative lawsuit based on off-label marketing claims. 
  • Defended pharmaceutical company by successfully obtaining a full dismissal of a post-merger shareholder derivative suit. 
  • Represented a major healthcare insurer in bringing a civil fraud and RICO dispute against a physician fraud ring.

Pro Bono

  • Obtained a favorable settlement of a case for a disabled veteran against his former landlord who had discriminated against the veteran and sued him for exorbitant fees.

*Includes matters handled prior to joining Troutman Sanders, LLP. 

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Legal Aid Society of Orange County and Community Legal Services of Southeast Los Angeles County
  • International Refugee Assistance Program 
  • Project Youth Orange County Bar Foundation, Associate Board 
  • Chapman University School of Law Alumni Board

Rankings and Recognition

  • Super Lawyers, Business Litigation Rising Star (2018)

Professional Experience

  • Associate, Troutman Sanders LLP, 2017-present
  • Associate, Hueston & Hennigan LLP, 2015-2016
  • Associate, Irell & Manella LLP, 2013-2015

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Education

  • Chapman University, J.D., 2013
  • California State University, B.B.A., 2008
  • Saddleback College, A.B.A., 2006

Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California