Lauren M. Loew is a partner and litigation lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP and a member of the Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice; Automotive Industry; and Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) Teams. Ms. Loew represents clients on matters including class action defense, products liability defense, commercial contract disputes, breach of fiduciary duty and non-compete cases, supply chain management, and post-acquisition disputes. Ms. Loew represents clients in state and federal courts and arbitrations around the country. She is co-editor of Dashboard Insights, the Automotive Industry Team blog, and is President of the Board of Directors of the Chicago Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights.
Ms. Loew assists clients in a wide range of complex litigation matters, including:
Defending manufacturing clients in multiple consumer class action matters, including in pending automotive class actions
Ms. Loew represents clients in state and federal courts and arbitrations around the country. She has also successfully litigated several pro bono cases, including two immigration bench trials resulting in asylum for a mother and daughter from the Democratic Republic of Congo and withholding of removal for a man from Nigeria. Ms. Loew also coaches mock trial at Lane Tech High School through the Chicago Coalition for Law Related Education. Prior to joining Foley, Ms. Loew gained experience while serving clients at the Immigrant Legal Clinic, the Department of Children’s Services, and the Community and Economic Development Clinic at Vanderbilt Law School.
Presentations and Publications
Ms. Loew was selected for inclusion in the 2016 and 2017 Illinois Super Lawyers–Rising Stars® list for her work in business litigation.*
A graduate of the Vanderbilt University Law School (J.D., 2007), Ms. Loew was articles editor of the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law, recipient of the Junius L. Allison Legal Aid Award and the Philip G. Davidson Memorial Award, and founder of the Vanderbilt University Law School Street Law Program. She received her bachelor’s degree, with high distinction, from Indiana University (B.S. in biochemistry, B.A. in Spanish, 2004), where she was a Herman B. Wells Scholar.
Admissions and Professional Memberships
Ms. Loew is admitted to practice in Illinois, before the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar), the Central District of Illinois, and the Southern District of Illinois, and before the Sixth and Seventh Circuits Court of Appeals. She regularly appears pro hac vice in state and federal courts around the country. She is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the American Bar Association.
*The Illinois Supreme Court does not recognize certifications of specialties in the practice of law and no award or recognition is a requirement to practice law in Illinois.