Lauren Godles Milgroom has been an associate in Block & Leviton’s shareholder litigation practice since 2019. During her time with the firm, she has helped to recover millions of dollars for shareholders, including most recently as part of the team of attorneys who obtained a $45 million settlement in Witmer v. H.I.G. Capital, L.L.C., et al. in the Delaware Court of Chancery.
Lauren has substantial experience in all phases of complex civil litigation, including pre-suit investigations, dispositive motion practice, large-scale discovery, mediation, and trial. Before joining Block & Leviton, Lauren served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Denise Casper on the United States District Court of Massachusetts. There, she drafted more than thirty opinions on dispositive motions and injunctive relief. She also served as the lead clerk on multiple jury and bench trials, assisting the Court in making real-time judgments on every aspect of trial, including motions in limine, evidentiary questions, and jury instructions.
Immediately prior to her clerkship, Lauren worked as a litigation associate at Foley Hoag, where she primarily worked on Doe v. Trump, a federal challenge to the transgender military ban. In law school, Lauren served as the President of the Harvard Mediation Program and Executive Editor of the Harvard Latino Law Review. She was also a national competitor with the Harvard Mock Trial Association.
Lauren maintains an active pro bono practice, including representations of the ACLU of Massachusetts, Lawyers for Civil Rights, and the Committee for Public Counsel Services in various immigration-related lawsuits in federal court. Lauren was selected as a member of the Boston Bar Association’s Public Interest Leadership Program and named to the Massachusetts SJC’s Pro Bono Honor Roll for her contributions to clients and causes across the Commonwealth. She is also a founding board member of Bay State Legal Access, a non-profit firm providing high-quality legal services to underserved and lower income populations in Massachusetts.