Lauren handles complex commercial disputes in both New Jersey and New York including business divorce, licensing disputes, fraud, employment, insurance and land use litigation. Lauren also represents New Jersey lottery winners who have asserted claims against the State of New Jersey for improper taxation, breach of contract, violations of the common-law “manifest injustice” and “square corners doctrines, and violations of the United States and New Jersey State Constitutions. Lauren has extensive experience before the American Arbitration Association (AAA), as well as appeals before both the New Jersey Appellate Division and New York Appellate Division, First and Second Departments.
With the firm since 2009, Lauren has counseled clients in many complex litigation matters including:
Lauren is a member of the District IIB Bergen County Fee Arbitration Committee and is active in a host of important industry organizations. These organizations include the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association (2009-present), Bergen County Bar Association (2009-present), Co-Chair of the Civil Practice section of the Bergen County Bar Association (2013-Present), and Bergen County Chair of the Vincent J. Apruzzese Mock Trial Competition (2012-2015). Additionally, she is on the Bernards Township Affordable Housing Task Force for the 2019 term. Lauren is also a Director at Large of the Alumni Association Board of Directors, Lehigh University (2014 – 2018) and was appointed Vice President of the Board for the 2018/2019 term. She is slated to become President for the 2020/2021 term to be followed by a three-year term on the Lehigh University Board of Trustees. Lauren serves on the Bernards Township Planning Board from 2020-present. She is also the former President of the Young Alumni Council, Lehigh University (2014-2015), former member of the Bernards Township Zoning Board of Adjustment (2012-2014), and former Republican Female Representative, District 20 for Bernards Township (2010-2014).
Lauren earned her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law. While in law school, Lauren was the Director of Research, Education and Advocacy to Combat Homelessness and an Advocate with the Unemployment Action Center.
Fordham University Law School, J.D., 2009;
Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award Recipient, cum laude
Lehigh University, B.A., 2005
March 19, 2018
As published in: The Bernardsville News January 30, 2018
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