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  • Providence College, B.A. (2010) summa cum laude
  • University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D. (2013) summa cum laude


  • Massachusetts
Lauren J. Riley, Associate Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202.624.2559
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Lauren J. Riley is an associate in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office where she is a member of the firm’s Health Care Group. Lauren’s practice consists of representing leading managed care organizations and other health care entities in various litigation matters.

Representative engagements include:

  • Defending a large health insurer in multiple arbitration proceedings across the nation involving a Medicare Advantage dispute.
  • Representing a Medicaid managed care organization in complex litigation with a state concerning actuarial soundness of capitation rates, government contracting, and related performance and transition of care issues.
  • Defending a leading health plan in arbitration against a major hospital system in Florida regarding payment of behavioral health claims.

Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Lauren worked as an associate at a firm in Boston, where she practiced in complex commercial litigation and health care fraud investigations. Before that, Lauren interned for the Honorable Ojetta Rogeriee Thompson on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and the Honorable William Q. Hayes on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California in San Diego.

Lauren graduated from Notre Dame Law School summa cum laude, where she was the executive notes editor of the Notre Dame Law Review. Lauren holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from Providence College.


Admitted to practice: Massachusetts, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Lauren is not admitted in the District of Columbia; her practice is supervised by partners of the firm.

Professional Memberships

  • American Health Lawyers Association


Client Alerts & Newsletters

  • "Managed Care Lawsuit Watch - August 2016," Managed Care Lawsuit Watch (September 6, 2016). Contacts: Arthur N. Lerner, William A. Helvestine, Harsh P. Parikh, Lauren J. Riley, Rochelle-Leigh Rosenberg, Joe Records, Ashley N. Southerland
  • "Managed Care Lawsuit Watch - March 2016," Managed Care Lawsuit Watch (March 29, 2016). Contacts: Lauren J. Riley, Arthur N. Lerner, William A. Helvestine, Harsh P. Parikh, Roma Sharma, Shannon Barnard, Rochelle-Leigh Rosenberg, Ashley N. Southerland, Chris Cadena

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