Lauren Smith

Associate
Toledo
One SeaGate
Suite 1700
Toledo, OH 43604
P 419.254.5258
F 419.242.0316
P 419.254.5258 | F 419.242.0316

Overview

Lauren focuses her practice on business litigation and employment law. She represents and counsels numerous companies on employment-related issues, including non-compete agreements, employment discrimination, and wrongful termination claims. Lauren is well-versed in each stage of the litigation process, including drafting pleadings, reviewing and analyzing both client and opposing party documents, and preparing  complex motions.

She welcomes the variety of issues she handles and enjoys diving into the details. Whether it’s researching, drafting, filing, or communicating directly with her clients, Lauren looks to achieve the best possible outcome for her clients. She also is a CASA (Court Appointed Legal Advocate) in Lucas County, advocating on behalf of the children in the system as their parents work toward completing their case plan goals.

Services

Education

  1. The University of Toledo College of Law, J.D.
    • magna cum laude
    • Order of the Coif
    • University of Toledo Law Review, Executive Editor
    • International Law Society, Vice President
    • The University of Toledo Student Ambassador
    • Dean's List
  2. Eastern Michigan University, B.S., Political Science

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Recognitions

  • Selected to Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for Commercial Litigation (2022)
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyers - Rising Star" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2022)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Toledo Women’s Bar Association
Community Affiliations
  • The Rotary Club: Toledo Chapter

Insights

Overview

Lauren focuses her practice on business litigation and employment law. She represents and counsels numerous companies on employment-related issues, including non-compete agreements, employment discrimination, and wrongful termination claims. Lauren is well-versed in each stage of the litigation process, including drafting pleadings, reviewing and analyzing both client and opposing party documents, and preparing  complex motions.

She welcomes the variety of issues she handles and enjoys diving into the details. Whether it’s researching, drafting, filing, or communicating directly with her clients, Lauren looks to achieve the best possible outcome for her clients. She also is a CASA (Court Appointed Legal Advocate) in Lucas County, advocating on behalf of the children in the system as their parents work toward completing their case plan goals.

Education

  1. The University of Toledo College of Law, J.D.
    • magna cum laude
    • Order of the Coif
    • University of Toledo Law Review, Executive Editor
    • International Law Society, Vice President
    • The University of Toledo Student Ambassador
    • Dean's List
  2. Eastern Michigan University, B.S., Political Science

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Recognitions

  • Selected to Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for Commercial Litigation (2022)
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyers - Rising Star" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2022)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Toledo Women’s Bar Association
Community Affiliations
  • The Rotary Club: Toledo Chapter