Lauren H. Evans - McDermott Will & Emery


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.

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  • 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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James Madison University, BA, magna cum laude, 2013
University of Florida Levin College of Law, JD, cum laude, 2016

District of Columbia