Lauren N. Moore

Senior Associate


Lauren Moore represents corporations and individuals in criminal defense, grand jury and False Claims Act matters. She also handles related government enforcement proceedings and civil litigation. She has experience in the financial services, healthcare, information technology and telecommunications industries. 

Ms. Moore also handles high-stakes investigations and counseling at the intersection of government, law and public policy. She has significant experience representing and counseling companies and universities on civil rights and anti-discrimination compliance. She has also advised companies on legal and political responses to congressional investigations and potential legislative enactments.

Ms. Moore shares the firm's commitment to pro bono work and maintains an active pro bono practice. Among other matters, she has successfully represented nonprofit organizations as amicus curiae on disability rights issues. She also successfully represented plaintiffs in First Amendment litigation in the Southern District of California and the Ninth Circuit. 

Ms. Moore is a member of the Diversity Committee for the Washington DC office. 

Previous Experience

From 2013 to 2014, Ms. Moore served as a law clerk to the Honorable Rosemary M. Collyer of the US District Court for the District of Columbia.

While a student at Harvard Law School, Ms. Moore served as a law clerk for the Securities and Exchange Commission, Division of Enforcement. She also served as a law clerk in the Civil Division of the US Department of Justice.

Recent Highlights

  • Represented an individual defendant charged with violating US sanctions laws in federal district court proceedings.
  • Represented a major telecommunications company in a US Department of Justice investigation and related qui tam litigation alleging fraudulent billing practices, securing a declination.
  • Represented a global technology company in an investigation by the US Department of Justice concerning immigration matters.
  • Represented and advised universities on compliance with Title VI, Title IX and the Rehabilitation Act.
  • Represented and advised major financial institutions on fair lending compliance.

Publications & News


March 5, 2018

Department of Justice Launches New Initiative to Combat Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

On February 28, 2018, the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Civil Rights Division announced a new Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Initiative (SHWI) that will focus on combating workplace sexual harassment in the public sector.

October 16, 2017

DOJ Civil Rights Division Intensifies Efforts to Investigate Discrimination Against US Workers

On October 11, 2017, the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division, Immigrant and Employee Rights Section and the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs announced a partnership aimed at protecting US workers from discrimination and combatting fraud by employers that misuse visas.

January 31, 2017

False Claims Act: 2016 Year-in-Review

In 2016, the Department of Justice continued to give high priority to False Claims Act investigations and prosecutions. This WilmerHale Client Alert was republished by Pratt's Government Contracting Law Report.

January 13, 2016

FTC Report Examines Legal and Policy Considerations for Big Data Analytics, Promises More Enforcement

The Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) recent report, Big Data: A Tool for Inclusion or Exclusion?, released on January 6, warns businesses engaged in big data analytics that the practice poses liability risks. While the FTC does not propose new law or policy, the report advises that existing laws-including the FTC Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA)-already can reach certain uses of big data

August 13, 2013

WilmerHale Again Tops Contributions in Generous Associates Campaign

For the 11th consecutive year, WilmerHale has surpassed the donations of all participating law firms in the Legal Aid Society’s Generous Associates Campaign, a fundraising campaign run by associates at Washington DC law firms.

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Harvard Law School Women's Alliance of DC


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JD, Harvard Law School, 2012, Editor, Harvard Law and Policy Review

BA, Communication and Political Science, magna cum laude, University of Southern California, 2009

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia



The Hon. Rosemary M. Collyer, US District Court for the District of Columbia, 2013 - 2014

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