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Lauren A. Daming

Associate

“Assisting employers in their day-to-day operations and in negotiating disputes is rewarding because I know I can have a positive impact on individuals and employers. Our work helps employers ensure that employees are content and their workplaces are as productive as possible.”

Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit

Education

J.D., Washington University School of Law, magna cum laude, 2013; Order of the Coif; Washington University Law Review

M.A., DePaul University, with distinction, 2009

B.A., University of Tulsa, summa cum laude, 2007 

Profile

With experience advising private and public employers in employment matters, Lauren Daming represents clients facing issues related to discrimination complaints, employee benefits and traditional labor issues.

Her litigation experience includes the representation of clients in a variety of employment disputes under federal and state law as well as in matters related to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). She also has conducted in-depth audits of employers’ use of independent contractors and has written and given presentations on the Fair Labor Standards Act and its treatment of independent contractor status.

Lauren also has experience representing school districts and other public employers in matters involving education law, discrimination, civil rights, and other employment issues. In her current practice, she continues to draw on that familiarity with public employers and union labor issues.

Professional Affiliations

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

Community/Civic Activities

  • The Little Bit Foundation, Young Professionals Board

Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards

  • FOCUS St. Louis, Emerging Leaders, Spring Class of 2015
  • Clinical Legal Education Association Outstanding Clinic Law Student, 2013
  • Academic Excellence Awards in Employment Law, Complex Civil Litigation, Business Acquisitions and Law & Economics 

News & Insights

Seminars & Speaking Engagements

  • “Top 10 Employment Mistakes Startups Make”
    SixThirty, December 6, 2016
  • November 30, 2016
  • 2016 Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry Wage and Hour Seminar, November 1, 2016
  • "New Challenges Facing Employers in 2016”
    Northeast Missouri Area Chapter of SHRM, October 19, 2016
  • New Challenges Facing Employers in 2016
    May 18, 2016
  • NAW Spring 2016 Billion Dollar HR Roundtable, May 4, 2016
  • "Why does employment law matter if my company doesn’t have employees?"
    TechArtista, St. Louis, March 9, 2016
  • “The Dynamic Changing Workforce”
    Society of Human Resource Management, Hannibal, Missouri, August 19, 2015
  • “Employee or Independent Contractor? Navigating Difficult Employee Classification Issues”
    HRMA Annual Legal Roundtable, February 2015
  • “Understanding Legal Aspects of Small Business: Nonprofit Organizations”
    Mission: Veterans 2 Entrepreneurs, April 2014

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