Lauren Hunt




M.B.A., MIT Sloan School of Management; A.B., government, Harvard College

Summary of Experience

Ms. Hunt specializes in providing analyses in finance cases involving complex securities. She has supported experts in numerous litigations involving class action claims, allegations of violations of Sections 10b-5 and 11, and damages claims relating to the underwriting of mortgage loans. Ms. Hunt has supported academic affiliates in analyzing the performance of mortgages and mortgage-backed securities and examining macroeconomic, real estate, and financial market conditions in several matters related to the recent financial crisis and decline of the mortgage industry. She has also examined the waterfall structures and credit enhancement provisions of mortgage-backed securities, as well as the performance of individual mortgages underlying residential mortgage-backed security issuances. Ms. Hunt supported academic affiliate Walter Torous, who filed an expert report as part of defendants' opposition to plaintiffs' motion for class certification in New Jersey Carpenters Vacation Fund, et al. v. The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, plc, et al. At issue were allegations of misstatements and omissions in connection with residential mortgage-backed securities. The case marked the first ruling on class certification among numerous mortgage-backed securities actions pending in courts across the country.

Prior to joining Analysis Group, Ms. Hunt was a project analyst at Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo P.C., where she contributed to multiple securities litigation cases, including matters involving allegations of stock options backdating.

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