Lauren J. Elliot is a litigation partner in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and a member of Gibson Dunn’s Product Liability, Class Actions, Commercial Litigation and Life Sciences Practice Groups.
Ms. Elliot represents clients in a wide range of industries and has extensive experience litigating complex, multi-party and multi-jurisdictional, high profile mass torts, patent infringement and commercial cases in trial and appellate courts around the country.
She has advised and defended pharmaceutical and biotech companies in cases involving a broad spectrum of products such as antibiotics, anti-inflammatories, asbestos, benzene, contraceptives, lead pigment, medical devices, NSAIDs, pesticides, and vaccines.
She has also assessed product liability risks in connection with planned corporate acquisitions on behalf of acquiring companies. In its Expert Guides, Legal Media Group named Ms. Elliot to its 2014 Guide to the World’s Leading Women in Business Law for Product Liability.
Ms. Elliot graduated from Brown University in 1989 with honors (International Relations) and received her Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago Law School in 1993.
She is a member of the Committee on Drugs and Medical Devices for the Defense Research Institute, and served two terms as a member of the Product Liability Committee for the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.