Lauren’s practice focuses on helping clients navigate through new air and climate regulations, defend against contaminated site remediation claims, and respond to government enforcement actions.
Lauren has represented clients in major CERCLA cost recovery actions and has advised clients on compliance audit self-disclosures. She is also engaged on developing environmental justice policies as well as advising clients on both new and existing environmental justice policies.
Prior to joining the firm, Lauren served as Counsel in the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP), Office of General Counsel in Boston, MA, where she focused on climate policy, air permit litigation, and enforcement matters. She also participated in a state-wide group of attorneys from eleven different jurisdictions working to adopt regulations to reduce emissions from the transportation sector and has experience working on cap-and-trade programs.
While in law school, Lauren served as a law clerk for U.S. Department of Justice in the Environment & National Resources Division (ENRD) in their Environmental Enforcement Section Boston field office. In this role, Lauren assisted with enforcement cases arising under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). Lauren was also an Editor on the Suffolk Transnational Law Review and volunteered with the Innocence Project.
Currently, Lauren serves as the Air Quality and Climate Change Co-Chair of the Boston Bar Association Environment and Energy Committee. Lauren maintains an active pro bono practice dedicated to protecting conservation restrictions.
- Hobart and William Smith Colleges (B.A., cum laude, 2015)
- Suffolk University (J.D., cum laude, 2018)
Boston Bar Association
Student Attorney, Innocence Project Clinic, 2018
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