Lara Goldstone is Of Counsel in the New York office of Labaton Sucharow LLP. With 10 years of securities litigation experience, Lara advises leading pension funds and other institutional investors in the United States and Canada on issues related to corporate fraud in the U.S. securities markets. Her work focuses on monitoring the well-being of institutional investments and counseling clients on best practices in securities, antitrust, corporate governance and shareholder rights, and consumer class action litigation.
Lara has achieved significant settlements on behalf of clients. She represented investors in high-profile cases against LifeLock, KBR, Fifth Street Finance Corp., NII Holdings, Rent-A-Center, and Castlight Health. Lara has also served as legal adviser to clients who have pursued claims in state court, derivative actions in the form of serving books and records demands, non-U.S. actions and antitrust class actions including pay-for-delay or “product hopping” cases in which pharmaceutical companies allegedly obstructed generic competitors in order to preserve monopoly profits on patented drugs, such as In re Generic Pharmaceuticals Pricing Antitrust Litigation.
Before joining Labaton Sucharow, Lara worked as a Legal Intern in the Larimer County District Attorney’s Office and the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office. She also volunteered at Crossroads Safehouse, which provided legal representation to victims of domestic violence. Prior to her legal career, Lara worked at Industrial Labs where she worked closely with Federal Drug Administration standards and regulations. In addition, she was a teacher in Irvine, California.
She is a member of the Firm’s Women’s Initiative.
Lara earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, where she was a judge of the Providence Foundation of Law & Leadership Mock Trial and a competitor of the Daniel S. Hoffman Trial Advocacy Competition. She received her bachelor's degree from George Washington University, where she was a recipient of a Presidential Scholarship for academic excellence.