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Lorie represents clients in several practice areas, including complex commercial litigation, white collar and internal investigations, student and educator misconduct cases, and data privacy matters. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), the global standard for privacy certification.

 

Prior to joining Conrad O’Brien, Lorie served for six years in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, managing all aspects of large and complex appellate cases.   

 

In addition to her state and federal trial court practice, Lorie has argued before each of the state appellate courts in Pennsylvania.

Education

Boston College Law School, J.D., 2000

  • National Mock Trial Team
  • National Criminal Procedure Moot Court Team

 

University of Michigan, B.A., 1997

Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

  • Supreme Court of the United States

Honors & Affiliations

  • CIPP/US (Certified Information Privacy Professional, U.S.)

  • Legal Lean Sigma – Yellow Belt Certified (click here to learn more about this certification)

  • Listed as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer (2013–present)

  • Listed as a Pennsylvania Rising Star (2010-2012)

Publications

  • Authored Comments to the US Department of Education's proposed Title IX Regulations on behalf of a group of professors and practicing attorneys (read the comments); full press release here.
  • Co-author of "The Evolving High Stakes World of Defending Students in College Title IX Proceedings," For The Defense (PACDL), Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2019.
  • Co-author of chapter on "Post-Trial Issues and Other Appellate Considerations" in the "2018 Edition of Pennsylvania Civil Trial Practice,” by the Honorable Daniel J. Anders and Bobby Ochoa, III, Esquire.
  • Co-author of chapter on "Post-Trial Issues and Other Appellate Considerations" in the inaugural "2017 Edition of Pennsylvania Civil Trial Practice,” by the Honorable Daniel J. Anders and Bobby Ochoa, III, Esquire.

Speeches & Presentations

  • Presenter at "College Disciplinary Hearings Involving Sexual Harassment and Assault - What is the latest?" CLE; New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education; New Brunswick, NJ; November 2019

  • "Defending Students in Disciplinary Exclusion and Criminal Cases;" PACDL's Defending Education Professionals and Students Conference; Villanova, PA; October 2019.

  • Video training in "20 Minutes To...Trained: Advising the Responding Party;" ATIXA web-based sexual misconduct training series; June 2019 (read more here; watch preview clip here; videos available for purchase directly from ATIXA).

  • “The Changing Landscape of Title IX: How Regulations and Case Law Have Impacted Policies and Procedure;” Seventh Annual Rowan University Title IX Summit; Glassboro, NJ; June 2019.

  • "The Proposed OCR Regulations: What's New?," Fifth Annual Symposium on Representing Students Accused of Sexual Assault; Washington DC; April 2019.

  • Panelist on "Responding to Reports of Sex & Gender-Based Harassment & Violence: Maintaining Integrated Approaches as a Means of Risk Management," URMIA (University Risk Management & Insurance Association) Annual Conference; Salt Lake City, UT; October 2018.

  • "How to Avoid a Title IX Lawsuit," Sixth Annual Rowan University Title IX Summit; Glassboro, NJ; June 2018.

  • “From Sandusky to Solebury: Lessons from Pennsylvania on Educator Misconduct," Education Law Association 63rd Annual Conference; San Diego, CA; November 2017.

  • “How Schools Can Fortify Their Deflector Shields: Protecting Data Privacy of K-12 Students and Schools," Education Law Association 63rd Annual Conference; San Diego, CA; November 2017.

  • “Educator Misconduct: How to Handle Claims Against Educators, From the Allegation Through the Litigation,” Education Law Association 62nd Annual Conference; Orlando, FL; November 2016.

  • “Cybersecurity and Data Breaches: The New Embezzlement Risk,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Embezzlement 101; Philadelphia, PA; April 2016.

  • “Cybersecurity: Risk Management and Incident Response in an Evolving Threat Landscape,” District of Delaware Inaugural Bench & Bar Conference; Wilmington, DE; May 2015.