Lauren M. Case


  • Lauren M. Case
  • Phone: +1 415 957 3024

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    Spear Tower
    One Market Plaza, Suite 2200
    San Francisco, CA 94105-1127

Lauren M. Case is a trial lawyer with nearly a decade of experience representing clients in complex commercial litigation matters in state and federal court. She is licensed to practice in California and Washington. Lauren focuses on insurance coverage disputes, with extensive experience in contract and coverage litigation arising from underlying environmental claims. Lauren also provides insurance advice and counseling, and has experience in litigation involving gaming, financial services, and bankruptcy. She has successively litigated cases at both the trial and appellate levels. Lauren also regularly represents pro bono clients, most recently in matters involving expungement of criminal records.

Lauren serves as the programing chair for the Women’s Impact Network for Success (WINS) in the San Francisco office. She is on the board of directors for the legal non-profit Advokids, whose mission is protecting the rights of foster children.

Lauren is a 2011 graduate of Santa Clara University School of Law, and 2006 graduate of Duke University.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Class Actions


  • California
  • Washington
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


  • Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D., 2011
    - Comments Editor, Santa Clara Law Review
  • Duke University, B.A., 2006


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Associate, 2016-present

  • Hayes Scott Bonino Ellingson & McLay
    - Associate, 2013-2016
  • Yaron & Associates
    - Associate, 2012-2013

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Leadership Development Committee
  • Duane Morris Pro Bono Committee
  • Start Small Think Big Founding Partner Advisory Council

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • "Women in Insurance Network Regional CLE Program," American Bar Association, November 8-9, 2018

  • "Hidden Traps of Wraps," American Bar Association Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee CLE Seminar, March 2018

  • "Allocation Nation: Current Developments in Distribution Between Covered and Uncovered Loss," American Bar Association Women in Litigation Joint Conference, November 15-17, 2017