Biography

Working with Farella's Private Client, Exempt-Organizations lawyers, Lauren Jensen enjoys helping philanthropists and nonprofits make the world a better place. She assists these clients and attorneys with all stages of the nonprofit life-cycle, including formation, federal and state tax-exempt status, ongoing compliance, re-organization, merger and termination, as well as support regarding gifts and related LLC and trust entities. She also assists a broader range of attorneys with general corporate, and real estate status and transactions, including purchase and sale projects, mergers, and multi-state reorganizations.

Lauren has also worked as a litigation paralegal, supporting attorneys and their clients through complex, regulatory, mediation, and appellate matters in a variety of legal fields. She organized and coordinated a complex and multi-jurisdictional banking litigation matters, from inception through trial for a team of attorneys and paralegals, and served as lead paralegal at federal and state trials. She set up and managed a firm calendaring program for all 58 California counties, other state courts and numerous federal jurisdictions.

Lauren serves as a mentor to new paralegals and Diversity Pipeline Interns. She volunteers as a judge with Bay Area Urban Debate League and is active in the San Francisco Paralegal Association pro bono committee.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • San Francisco Paralegal Association
  • The Bar Association of San Francisco, Paralegal Section

Firm Highlights

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LSI’s 13th Annual Santa Fe Conference on Litigating Natural Resource Damages

Don Sobelman will be speaking at LSI’s 13th Annual Santa Fe Conference on Litigating Natural Resource Damages live webinar, "Common Law Claims for Natural Resource Damages." Details: Marching into the void resulting from lack...

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Breaking up the Patent Monopoly for the Benefit of Batteries

The patent monopoly is at odds with the global need for battery storage technology. As the world mobilizes towards climate change solutions, companies with battery patents will face increasing pressure to share this critical...

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How Grape Growers Can Protect Their Interests When a Winery Approaches Insolvency

A lot goes into the making of great wine, and when a winery becomes financially unstable, there are multiple competing interests that need to be satisfied, including the banks that provide the winery with...

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City of Morgan Hill Defeats NRA Challenge, Secures Victory for Local Gun Safety Law

SAN FRANCISCO, August 5, 2020: Farella Braun + Martel, as co-counsel with Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, successfully defended the City of Morgan Hill in a lawsuit challenging its local ordinance requiring...

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Farella Defeats Builder's Risk Insurer's Defense in Lawsuit Brought on Behalf of Webcor-Obayashi Joint Venture

SAN FRANCISCO, August 5, 2020: Farella Braun + Martel has obtained a favorable ruling from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granting partial summary motion and clarifying a legal doctrine...

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Farella’s Raymond Sheen Elected Fellow of American College of Coverage Counsel

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LSI's PFAS Contamination and Regulation in California Virtual Conference

Sarah Bell will be speaking at LSI's virtual conference on PFAS Contamination and Regulation in California live webinar, "PFAS and Hazardous Materials Cleanup Laws." Details: CWA violations, CERCLA designations, and NRD claims as potential game...

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Treasury Grants Relief to Opportunity Zone Investors in Light of Coronavirus Pandemic

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act created opportunity zones as an economic development tool to stimulate investments in distressed communities. This tool extends tax advantages to investors in qualified opportunity funds, provided compliance with...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Insights and Resources

The spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is causing disruption throughout the US that we have not seen in generations. Governmental entities, academia, and the private sector are working diligently to contain COVID-19 while it...

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7th Annual Partner Compensation One-Day Workshop

Brian Donnelly is presenting the case study session, "Managing Partner Performance" at Fairfax Associates' 7th Annual Partner Compensation One-Day Workshop. Click here for more information.

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