Lauren has a general commercial litigation practice, with particular experience in employment, labour, professional negligence, and constitutional related inquiries, disputes, and investigations. Prior to joining Bennett Jones as an associate, Lauren summered and articled with the firm.
Lauren is a published author, co-authoring the book Cannabis in the Workplace, which provides guidance and straightforward analysis on the risks employers face related to medicinal cannabis and recently legalized recreational cannabis. Lauren's law school thesis, entitled #MeToo on Parliament Hill, was awarded the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law J. S. D. Tory Research and Writing Award.
Lauren draws on a breadth of experience to assist her clients having worked in politics, government relations, and constitutional advocacy prior to joining the firm, including in the U.S. Consulate (Toronto) Political/Economic Section, the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, the Royal Bank of Canada's Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs Department, and as a Fellow at the Canadian Constitution Foundation.