Lauren E. Groth

Associate

groth@hbcboulder.com
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Lauren Groth joined the firm in 2014, as a strategic litigator with a passion for helping clients find creative resolutions to a wide range of business disputes.  In recent years, Lauren has worked on cases involving real estate and easement claims, securities and fraud allegations, complex contractual issues, breach of fiduciary duties, and business conflicts for companies small and large.  As a former associate for an international law firm based in Washington, D.C., Lauren also has experience in white collar matters, and has advised clients on issues related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.  

Lauren complements her business litigation practice by advising her clients on a variety of business immigration matters, including helping employers obtain labor certifications and apply for temporary and permanent work visas on behalf of employees.  Lauren has expertise in handling O, EB, H1-B, and L visas, amongst others.

In addition to handling business matters for clients across the Front Range, Lauren also maintains a national civil rights litigation practice, representing victims throughout the country in Title IX litigation.  Lauren regularly works on high-profile Title IX matters against major public and private universities, as well as representing victims in Title IX proceedings at the K-12 level, and through the Department of Education, Office of Civil Right’s investigation process. 

Lauren is also actively involved in pro bono work and has successfully represented individuals seeking asylum and special immigrant juvenile status in the United States.  She currently sits on the board of the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network, which provides legal representation to children in immigration proceedings and individuals in immigration detention.

Prior to joining HBC, Lauren clerked for the Honorable Richard A. Paez on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and worked in Durban, South Africa as a consultant to the South African Government and international NGOs on a variety of policy matters.

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

Education

  • University of California-Berkeley School of Law, J.D., 2011

    • California Law Review

  • Univeristy of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, M.A., 2008

  • Northwestern University, B.A. with Honors, 2005

Bar Admissions / Clerkships

  • Colorado, 2014

  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 2014

  • Illinois, 2011

  • Law Clerk, Honorable Richard A. Paez, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2013-14

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2018

Memberships / Awards

  • Colorado Bar Association

  • Boulder County Bar Association

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

  • Board of Directors of the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (2017- )