Lauren is a Business and Employment Lawyer with an expertise in advising business owners and executives on navigating legalization issues in the workplace. As a former Federal Prosecutor and Employment Litigator for the U.S. Department of Justice, Lauren is intimately familiar with the duality of federal and state regulation in the Cannabis Industry, and the legal and regulatory landscape against which businesses’ owners operate. Lauren expertly advises clients on the delicate balance between implementation of fair and consistent workplace norms for multi-state organizations, and observation of employee rights and protections as a product of the various degrees of legalization under evolving state law. Lauren works hand in hand with her clients on all matters of employment law, including preparation of custom-tailored policies, procedures, counseling, and training. As a seasoned trial attorney, Lauren vigorously defends her clients in court when litigation becomes necessary.