Lauren focuses her practice on advising clients with respect to mergers and acquisitions, internal restructuring transactions, joint ventures, complex commercial transactions, and general corporate governance matters. She has significant experience representing both buy-side and sell-side clients on both complex domestic and cross-border combination and commercial transactions in a variety of industries, with a particular focus on real estate investment trusts, technology, life sciences, government contracting, and manufacturing.
She has also regularly counseled real estate investment trusts and other companies with significant real estate holdings or real estate management businesses with respect to complex restructuring and roll-up transactions, particularly in contemplation of an initial public offering, large equity investment, or other strategic alternative process.
She has been recognized by Legal 500 US for Real Estate Investment Trusts and M&A: Large Deals ($1bn+). She was also named a Rising Star for M&A by Law360 in 2017 and an Emerging M&A Leader‑Legal by M&A Advisor. Lauren is regularly mentioned and recognized by leading industry publications, including Law360, Asian Legal Business, and many others.
Lauren joined Morrison & Foerster in 2015 from another large law firm, where she served as a partner in the corporate transactional group.
Legal 500 US for Real Estate Investment Trusts, 2016, 2018, and 2019
Legal 500 US for M&A: Large Deals ($1bn+), 2019
IFLR1000, M&A, Rising Star, 2019
Law360 Rising Star, M&A, 2017
M&A Advisor, Emerging M&A Leader- Legal, 2017
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