Lauren is a civil litigator whose practice includes both commercial and construction litigation. Her litigation cases in the construction sector involve both commercial and residential construction, including construction payment disputes, defect and/or delay claims, and personal injury defense. She has extensive experience in all facets of litigation while handling a diverse array of construction and business disputes on behalf of local and national companies. Lauren is involved in all areas of case management and phases of litigation, with experience including research, drafting pleadings, preparing and responding to discovery, taking and defending depositions, drafting motions and pre-trial briefs, and involvement in trial preparation and settlement negotiations.
Her commercial litigation practice also involves representation of companies and individuals facing issues including cease and desists, employment contracts, non-disclosure agreements, disputes regarding non-competes and non-solicitation provisions, and general day-to-day business advice. Lauren handles these issues in the most efficient and cost-effective way possible.
Lauren is dedicated to building her own book of clients, with a focus on young, ambitious professionals and entrepreneurs in the Pittsburgh community seeking to establish and/or grow their businesses. Her clients admire her passion and interest in their companies, allowing her to zealously advocate for favorable resolutions.
When not at work, Lauren enjoys spending time with her family and friends, working out with her personal trainer, and prioritizing her self-care. As a Pittsburgh native, she is also a huge Steelers fan.
- University of Pittsburgh School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2019)
- Order of the Coif
- Journal of Law and Commerce, staff editor
- Dean’s Scholarship (2017-2019) and Law Fellows Scholarship (2017-2018)
- Pitt law ambassador
- Legal Writing & Analysis teaching assistant
- CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Federal Income Tax, Expert Witness
- University of Florida (B.A., cum laude, 2015)
- Criminology and Law
- Western District of Pennsylvania