As an Associate in Glaser Weil’s Litigation department, Lauren Bragin represents clients in complex litigation (state, federal and multi-district). She is an experienced advocate who has worked on matters including products liability litigation, consumer fraud/false advertising claims, landlord-tenant issues, and employment disputes. Ms. Bragin’s foundational literary and debate background underpin her flair for succinct and persuasive writing and oral advocacy.
Ms. Bragin also counsels cosmetic and personal care product companies on litigation-avoidance strategies. She works with clients to develop creative solutions that minimize exposure to regulatory scrutiny and class action litigation without stifling innovative advertising and marketing. Ms. Bragin advises companies on regulations enacted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC), including the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. She is also experienced with California marketing and advertising laws including the Consumer Legal Remedies Act (CLRA), and the Business & Professions Code (BPC) sections addressing unfair competition and false advertising.
While at Columbia Law School, Ms. Bragin was the articles editor of the Columbia Journal of European Law and served each year as an elected member of the Student Senate. During her last semester, Ms. Bragin prosecuted domestic violence cases under the auspices of the Queens County District Attorney’s Office. As an undergraduate at Brandeis University, Ms. Bragin was a triple humanities major and an active member of the Brandeis Debate Team. Her legal practice is imbued with her love of the written and spoken word.
Ms. Bragin enjoys traveling, especially in Europe. She has lived in Spain and is fluent in Spanish.
Defended pharmaceutical company against allegations of negligence in manufacturing and testing children’s over-the-counter medicine resulting in complete jury defense verdict
Defended product liability design defect case for injuries associated with Stevens-Johnson Syndrome involving over-the-counter drug
Compliance review of skin care product line, including labels, SPF drug facts, marketing material, and website content
Negotiated favorable settlement for tenant in residential dispute
Defense Research Institute (DRI), Young Lawyers Steering Committee - Publications Chair (2015-2016), Publications Vice Chair (2014-2015)
The Jewish Federation, Young Adults of Los Angeles (YALA), Cluster Leader (2015, 2016)
"Evolution of Shopping Center Signage Creates New Legal Issues for Landlords and Tenants," Shopping Center Legal Update, Spring 2015
"Is Live Trial Testimony Permissible? A Primer on Rule 30(b)(6) Witnesses," For the Defense, April 2015