Lauren Coatney

Associate

lcoatney@mcmanislaw.com
Telephone 408.279.8700
Facsimile 408.279.3244

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Lauren focuses on business litigation, working with clients to find workable solutions to complex problems. Originally from the Midwest, she has embraced the entrepreneurial spirit of the Silicon Valley, working with up-and-coming companies to resolve matters involving contract issues, fraud claims, and other business-related disputes. Lauren also works with individuals, closely held businesses and Fortune 500 companies.

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Lauren focuses on business litigation, working with clients to find workable solutions to complex problems. Originally from the Midwest, she has embraced the entrepreneurial spirit of the Silicon Valley, working with up-and-coming companies to resolve matters involving contract issues, fraud claims, and other business-related disputes. Lauren also works with individuals, closely held businesses and Fortune 500 companies.

Representative Matters

  • Argued precedent-challenging NAGPRA appeal to the Ninth Circuit involving ancient remains found on the campus of UC San Diego.
  • Tried plaintiff’s federal civil rights trial involving police misconduct
  • Obtained favorable result for medical laboratory in trial involving alleged breach of oral contract arising from qui tam litigation.
  • Successfully defended a major Silicon Valley networking company against contractual claims arising from asset purchase transaction.
  • Managed a breach of contract case that resulted in a favorable settlement for the client.


Articles

  • Your Skills; Avoiding Ethical Pitfalls in Discovery” The Recorder,  August 30, 2013
  • “Rules Changes for In-House Counsel” The Recorder, February 28, 2013
  • McManis Faulkner blog

Admissions

State Bar of California
State Bar of Michigan
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of California
U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Education

B.A., University of Michigan, 2007
J.D., cum laude, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2010