Senior Associate

Lauren A. Whalen



1401 Willow Pass Road
Suite 700
Concord, CA 94520
P (925) 222-3400
F (925) 356-8250

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Lauren is a Senior Associate in WSHB’s Northern California office. Her practice focuses on a wide array of issues, including construction defect and catastrophic injury. Prior to joining the Firm, Lauren was a Deputy District Attorney for Contra Costa County, where she specialized in insurance fraud and identity theft prosecutions. In that capacity, Lauren gained a wealth of litigation experience, litigating hundreds of pretrial motions and hearings, and trying numerous cases to verdict.

Lauren is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame Law School. While at NDLS, Lauren served as Captain and competed on the International Moot Court Team. She was also the Communications Chair for Phi Delta Phi and Team Leader for the Small Businesses Pro Bono Project, advising small businesses on legal issues. Lauren received her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Notre Dame.


University of Notre Dame Law School (J.D., 2013)

University of Notre Dame (B.A., 2010)

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Practice Areas

  • Defense of developers and contractors in multi-party litigation involving commercial, residential and mix-use properties.
General Liability and Casualty
  • Defense of businesses and individuals in a wide variety of claims regarding negligent and intention acts, including automobile accidents, assault and battery, and construction site accidents resulting in catastrophic injuries.
Commercial and Business Litigation
  • Defense of breach of contract and fraud claims.



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