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Lauren Friend McKelvey
Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, PC
1775 Wiehle Avenue
Suite 400
Reston VA USA, 20190
T: (703) 218-2100

Professional Bio:

Both litigator and dealmaker, Lauren Friend McKelvey is equally comfortable in the courtroom and the boardroom. Lauren frequently litigates bankruptcy matters, intellectual property disputes, and other commercial matters in state and federal court. Her practice covers the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, including extensive experience in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, having represented clients in over 400 cases and adversary proceedings in that court alone.

On the deal side, Lauren negotiates financing agreements and technology contracts for her clients. She also advises companies, fiduciaries, and banks with respect to statutes, rules, and regulations in bankruptcy, finance, privacy, technology, and intellectual property law.

Lauren has been honored as a “Top Lawyer” by the Washingtonian magazine and the Northern Virginia Magazine, named one of the “Virginia Business Legal Elite” by the Virginia Bar Association and the Virginia Business Magazine, and recognized as a “Rising Star” by Virginia Super Lawyers, D.C. Super Lawyers, and the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC).

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