Lauren H. Evans advises clients on litigation matters, with a particular focus on commercial disputes. She has experience in a broad range of litigation matters in both state and federal courts. She has represented clients in breach of contract and business disputes, products liability and toxic tort lawsuits, accounting firm defense and regulatory matters, and Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act litigations, among others. Lauren also maintains an active pro bono practice, including successful representation of a minor human trafficking victim in the dependency system. Lauren joined the Firm’s Washington D.C. office in 2018 after previously practicing in McDermott’s Miami office.
While in law school, Lauren was an editor on the Florida Law Review and worked for the Public Defender’s Office in Gainesville, Florida, where she successfully represented clients in misdemeanor jury trials, evidentiary hearings, pretrial proceedings, and other matters before the court.
Defended a putative class action seeking to block a healthcare client’s reorganization as a mutual insurance holding company and force a transfer of $1.6 billion to policyholders and secured dismissal of follow-up actions.
Obtained complete victory for health and dietary supplement manufacturer in arbitration concerning alleged breach of contract, winning more than $2.5 million in compensatory damages, attorneys’ fees and costs, and denial of all counterclaims.
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