WHIPgroup is excited to announce that Lauren Matturri has joined the firm as a law clerk. Prior to joining the firm, she earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree, graduating with honors in Government and Law, from Lafayette College, in May 2014. She attended Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, graduating in May of 2018. While in law school, Lauren interned at both a major financial institution and a well-known fashion brand. She was a member of Villanova Law Review where she also was published with an article on statutory damages in counterfeit fashion cases. She participated in her school’s Intellectual Property Concentration and was President of the Fashion Law Society. Lauren sat for the New York State Bar Exam in July 2018 and is awaiting admission.
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