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Lauren A. Daming


“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.”


  • 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


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 


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 

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