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Lauren A. Daming


“Our work providing day-to-day counsel and negotiating disputes helps employers stay compliant with the law while ensuring that their 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 experience with the many privacy issues that affect employers, including laws related to biometric identification and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). She handles complex litigation matters, including those involving intensive electronic discovery aspects.

Lauren has written and given presentations on topics including the FCRA,  Illinois' Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), Fair Labor Standards Act requirements, and numerous other issues that affect all types of employers.

Professional Affiliations

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

Community/Civic Activities

  • The Little Bit Foundation
  • Missouri Coalition for the Right to Counsel, volunteer attorney

Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards

  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Employment & Labor, 2017-19
  • 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 
  • The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," 2021

News & Insights

Seminars & Speaking Engagements

  • Greensfelder's Employment Law Seminar, St. Louis, MO, October 24, 2019
  • “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


Articles & Books


Blog Posts

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