Stephen Wald (top) and Lauren Coppola
National trial firm Robins Kaplan LLP®, an MBA Honor Roll Firm, recently announced the expansion of its Boston office with the addition of trial lawyers Stephen Wald and Lauren Coppola. They join the firm’s growing national Business Litigation Practice Group as partners.
Wald has tried cases in federal, state, and bankruptcy courts, winning defense verdicts and numerous multimillion-dollar verdicts and outcomes in disputes focusing on intellectual property, telecommunications, real estate, employment, and environmental law. His diverse work has included representing the maker of the Swiss Army knife in a dispute over its worldwide intellectual property rights; Native American phone companies against attacks by AT&T, Sprint, and other major carriers; and, in a successful gender discrimination trial, the first female chemical engineer to supervise a production line at her Fortune 500 company.
Coppola represents clients in complex commercial litigation matters, with a focus on telecommunications and technology disputes, including cases arising out of the Federal Communications Act and its 1996 amendments. She has also represented entities on regulatory issues under the jurisdiction of the Federal Communications Commission, state public utility commissions, and Tribal courts. Coppola has experience in a variety of other types of business disputes, including breach of fiduciary duty, licensing, and construction cases.
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