Areas of Practice
Education
  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1999, The Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics
  • Cornell University, B.A., 1995
Bar & Court Admissions
  • New York (Practicing under the direct supervision of an active member of the District of Columbia Bar)

Lara E. Romansic

Of Counsel
1330 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20036
TEL: +1 202 429 3909
FAX: +1 202 429 3902

Lara Romansic is an experienced trial lawyer who focuses her practice on a variety of complex litigation and commercial disputes in state and federal courts, at both the trial and appellate levels, and in international arbitration.  Ms. Romansic works on securities, derivatives, mergers and acquisitions and a wide variety of general commercial matters that regularly involve an international component.  She has often successfully obtained an early resolution of litigation through aggressive and effective motion practice.

Representative Matters

  • Represented former officer of a tech company and obtained dismissal at the pleadings stage of securities claims brought under Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act in connection with a merger.
  • Represented a Korean insurance company in litigation involving a complex derivative product purchased by that company and obtained summary judgment in client’s favor. 
  • Second-chaired trial of a commercial matter on behalf of a Korean oil filter manufacturer and obtained a defense verdict in favor of the client.
  • Second-chaired trial of a securities-related matter on behalf of a UK-based securities firm and obtained a defense verdict in favor of the client.
  • Represented a US hedge fund and its officers against class action claims brought under Section 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act in connection with a merger.
  • Represented a Korean manufacturer in an ICDR arbitration involving a dispute over mobile phone component parts.
  • Represented a Korean financial institution in a litigation involving complex derivative products purchased by that company. 
  • Defended a US-based fashion company in high profile breach of contract dispute involving advertising and obtained dismissal of the case with prejudice at the pleadings stage.
  • Defended a Turkey-based fashion company in a dispute over advertising and obtained dismissal of the case before discovery was completed.
  • Defended a US hedge fund in a dispute with a potential investment partner and successfully obtained dismissal of the case with prejudice at the pleadings stage and successfully defended that dismissal on appeal.

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