Fax: (206) 287-9113
901 5th Ave., Suite 3400
Seattle, WA 98164
Areas of Practice
Lauren is an associate with the firm’s Seattle office and represents individuals and businesses in all types of civil litigation. Her current practice includes commercial litigation, transactional review, and general insurance defense. Lauren comes to Preg O’Donnell & Gillett from an Oregon-based litigation firm where she practiced real property, corporate, employment, and intellectual property litigation. Lauren has participated in all stages of the judicial process and directly engaged in private arbitration.
Lauren believes that zealous advocacy is rooted in collaborative problem solving, and she particularly enjoys the firm’s team structure because it guarantees that a client’s concerns are examined from every angle and comprehensively resolved.
Lauren spends her time away from work enjoying Seattle’s live music scene, practicing Jujitsu with her husband, and trying to learn Mandarin Chinese.
Lauren graduated cum laude from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2017, where served as the Treasurer for the Business Law Society and as the Executive Editor of USD’s International Law Journal. Lauren survived law school by clerking for private firms and working for USD as a graduate research assistant, advanced legal writing aide, and academic success fellow.
Lauren earned her B.A. in Liberal Studies from the University of Montana in 2013, where she enjoyed studying existentialism, women’s studies, and creative writing.
Admitted to Practice
- Oregon State Courts (OSB #174789)
- Washington State Courts (WSBA #54565)
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
Professional & Community Activities
Member of the American Bar Association, the King County Bar Association, and Washington Women Lawyers.
Pro-bono attorney for Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) representing unaccompanied minors throughout the immigration process.
Publications & Presentations
Reaching the Limits of Judicial Discretion—Requesting Attorney Fees after Concepcion v. Amscan
San Diego Trial Bar News (Dec. 2016)
Admitting Prior Felony Convictions
San Diego Trial Bar News (Jan. 2017)
Proving Diminished Future Earnings after Licudine v. Cedars Sinai
San Diego Trial Bar News (Feb. 2017)