Lauren E. Lake, Associate

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  • This above all: to thine own self be true.

    -William Shakespeare

    Lauren is an Associate in the Firm's Litigation Practice Group.

Contact

llake@gfrlaw.com
410-576-4004

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Lauren is an Associate with the firm's Litigation practice group.

Prior to joining Gordon Feinblatt, she was a Judicial Clerk for the Hon. A. David Copperthite of the U.S. District Court for the District Court of Maryland, and the Hon. Douglas R. M. Nazarian of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals. She is also a Maryland Rule 17 Certified Mediator.

Lauren received her J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Baltimore and was Business Editor for the University of Baltimore Law Review.

In her spare time, she is a marathon and ultramarathon runner, having formerly participated in the Boston Marathon. She also enjoys playing softball and volleyball.

Honors

Named to Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch by Best Lawyers in America® in Commercial Litigation, 2021 and 2022

Selected to Rising Stars of Maryland Super Lawyers® list for Civil Litigation since 2020

Recipient, Presidential Award, Bar Association of Baltimore City, 2022

Recipient, Public Service Award, Bar Association of Baltimore City, Young Lawyers Division, 2019-2020

Named a Very Important Professionals Successful by 40 Honoree, The Daily Record, 2019

Recipient, Emerging Leaders United 2019 Philanthropic Five Award, United Way of Central Maryland

Recipient, Rising Star Award, University of Baltimore Law Alumni Association, 2019

Named Leadership in Law-Generation J.D. Honoree, The Daily Record, 2019

Co-Winner, Maryland State Bar Association-Young Lawyers Section Best Event Award for the 2018 YLS Spring Charity Event

News

Professional and Civic Involvement

Commissioner, Maryland Home Improvement Commission, 2019-present

Bar Association of Baltimore City, Young Lawyers Division, Chair, 2020-2021; Chair-Elect, 2019-2020; Secretary, 2018-2019; Member-at-Large, 2017-2018; Mentoring Committee Member, 2016-present; Nominating Committee Chair, 2017-2019; Policy & Planning Committee Chair, 2019-2020; Public Service Committee Co-Chair, 2017-2019

Bar Association of Baltimore City, Executive Council, 2018-present; Business Litigation Committee Member, 2017-present; Communications and News Journal Committee Member, 2018-present; Memorial Committee-Member, 2018-2019

Maryland State Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, Chair-Elect, 2022-2023; Treasurer, 2021-2022; Baltimore City Circuit Representative, 2020-2021; Member-at-Large, 2019-2020; Council Member, 2017-present; Activities Committee-Co-Chair, 2017-2019; Nominating Committee Member, 2017-2019

Maryland State Bar Association, Board of Governors Representative for Baltimore City, 2021-2023

Member, Women's Bar Association of Maryland

Member, American Bar Association

Member, Women Lawyers as Leaders

"Head of Family" Volunteer, Thread, 2017-present

University of Baltimore Law Alumni Association, Outreach Chair, 2020-2022; Member-at-Large, 2019-2020

Volunteer, Back on My Feet, 2009-present

Member, Public Justice Center, Lawyers’ Alliance, 2020-2021

Member, GBMC Philanthropy, Father’s Day 5K Race Planning Committee, 2019

Publications and Lectures

  • Co-presenter with Robert Gaumont, “Electronically Stored Information,”, James McGill Inns of Court in Howard County, October 20, 2021
  • Co-author of "How Much Is It Worth? A Look at Trade Secret Damages" on Dec. 6, 2019, for the American Bar Association's Business Torts & Unfair Competition's publication, Winter 2020, Vol. 27, Issue 1.

Contact

llake@gfrlaw.com
410-576-4004

Teams

EMERGE
Litigation
Technology & Intellectual Property

Education

J.D., Business Law, summa cum laude, University of Baltimore School of Law, 2016
B.A., English - Professional Writing, summa cum laude, University of Baltimore, 2013

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Bar Admissions

Maryland, 2016