Lauren StewartAssociate Attorney
760-942-8505 Ext 120
A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.John A. Shedd
Lauren’s practice focuses on business transactions, intellectual property, Internet technology, and information security. Before joining CLG, Lauren worked with global SaaS and content delivery companies, both pre-IPO and public. She supported in-house legal, human resources, and marketing teams with contract management and due diligence, internal governance policies and compliance, data security, social media moderation, and employment matters. Lauren has a niche in database management, including experience compiling contract risk metrics, maintaining policy libraries, and she performed data quality assurance for a major class action video game settlement. Lauren is an active contributor to the American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law and a fervent advocate for digital rights.
Background and Education
During a decade in Las Vegas working in art direction and brand marketing, Lauren caught a bug for intellectual property and supporting innovative and creative businesses. Lauren has collaborated with journalists, photographers, illustrators, stylists, makeup artists, talent agencies, print and digital media publishers, chefs, architects, advertising agencies, public relations professionals, celebrities, and public officials. She served for five years on the board of the local chapter of AIGA, the professional association for design, and was a PechaKucha City Organizer.
Lauren has a bachelor’s degree in Design from the University of California, Davis and a law degree from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. In law school, she served as the Senior Executive Editor of Jurimetrics, the Journal of Law, Science & Innovation; was a Center for Law, Science & Innovation Scholar; was awarded Best Note for her article on DMCA Circumvention; counseled inventors and entrepreneurs through the Innovation Advancement Program; and revived the Arizona Volunteer Legal Assistance for Artists pro bono group.
- Pixel Police: DRM and Securing Photos Online, originally published on Cyberbear Tracks (April 2015)
- The Helpfulness of Copyright Misuse in DMCA Circumvention, Jurimetrics, the Journal of Law, Science, and Technology (September 2014)
- Online Brand Protection Strategies and the new gTLDs, ABA-IPL Law Student Action Group (August 2013)
Lauren is a fifth-generation California native. She enjoys yoga, gardening, jogging (not running), and is an adventurous cook.
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