Lauren M. Case represents clients in connection with commercial and environmental matters in state and federal court, and is licensed to practice in California and Washington. Ms. Case has extensive experience with complex contract claims, including representing insurers in coverage litigation arising from underlying environmental claims related to state and federal environmental regulations. Ms. Case has broad litigation experience with matters involving complex civil litigation, insurance coverage, real estate, financial services, contract disputes, and bankruptcy. She has successively litigated cases at both the trial and appellate levels. Ms. Case also regularly represents pro bono clients, and has most recently represented clients in pro bono matters involving expungement of criminal records, and veterans affairs.

Ms. Case currently serves on Duane Morris’ Pro Bono Committee, and the Association of Business Trial Lawyers’ Leadership Development Committee. Ms. Case is a 2011 graduate of Santa Clara University School of Law, where she was comments editor for the Santa Clara Law Review. During law school, Ms. Case competed in the National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, finishing as a semi-finalist. Ms. Case is a 2006 graduate of Duke University.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Bad Faith Litigation

Admissions

  • 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

Education

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

Experience

  • 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 Publications

  • Author, "Climate Change: A New Realm of Tort Litigation, and How To Recover When the Litigation Heats Up," 51 Santa Clara L. Rev. 265, 2011

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