Lauren is an associate in the Fisher Phillips’ Irvine office. She represents employers in a variety of employment law matters including wage and hour, WARN Act, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation litigation. She also frequently advises clients on implementing and drafting various handbook policies such as vacation, paid sick leave, and medical leaves of absences.
Prior to joining Fisher Phillips, Lauren interned with a boutique employment law firm focused on serving hotels and restaurants in the hospitality industry. She also externed for the Honorable Karen S. Crawford and the Honorable Cynthia A. Bashant at the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.
During law school at the University of San Diego School of Law, Lauren was President of the Student Bar Association. She also served on the San Diego Law Review, Vols. 53 & 54 and the Executive Moot Court Board. As a moot court competitor, Lauren won First Place Best Oralist at Emory University’s Civil Rights and Liberties National Moot Court Competition and Third Place Best Oralist at USD Law’s Paul A. McLennon, Sr. Honors Moot Court Competition.
Lauren continues to serve her alma mater as the Recent Alumni Chair on the University of San Diego School of Law’s Orange County Alumni Chapter Board. She is also a member of the William P. Gray Legion Lex American Inn of Court.
As an undergrad, Lauren double majored in finance and philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. She also competed for the Fighting Irish figure skating team. Go Irish!