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

Publication

Downtown Oakland Slated for Increased Development

The City of Oakland spent the last four years developing the Downtown Oakland Specific Plan to address growth and revitalization of the downtown area over the next 20 years and to ensure that development...

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Chris Locke Joins Marin County Bar Association Board of Directors

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WSJ Pro Cybersecurity Symposium

Tyler Gerking will be speaking at the WSJ Pro Cybersecurity Symposium session, "The Role of Cyber-Insurance." Details: How much should you buy, what does it cover and how does it fit with an overall...

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Farella Braun + Martel Ranked Among “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

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PFAS Litigation Conference

Sarah Bell will be speaking at Law Seminars International's PFAS Litigation Conference program, "Lines of Defense" on December 10. Details: Assessing and choosing among the legal options for defending toxic tort, mass tort, and...

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Newly Adopted California Housing Laws - Senate Bill 330 Housing Crisis Act

Ahead of the January 1, 2020 effective date for several housing-related bills recently signed into law by the Governor, we will explain upcoming changes in housing law through a series of updates. Our first...

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Practices to Protect Trade Secrets in Failed Acquisitions and Customer Relationships

Published on  ACCDocket.com . By Walt Norfleet, Smiths Group plc and Eugene Y. Mar, Farella Braun + Martel LLP In part one of this three-part series on best practices for protecting trade secrets and guarding...

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Litigating Civil and Criminal Trade Secret Cases: Trends, Best Practices, and Lessons Learned

Trade secret litigation is on the rise, both civil litigation and follow-on criminal prosecution for trade secret theft. Companies are grappling with how to protect their valuable information and minimize risk in their technological...

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California’s New Ban on Mandatory Employment Arbitration: How We Got Here and What This Means

All employers should be aware that their use of mandatory employment arbitration agreements is prohibited in California effective January 1, 2020 under recently signed Assembly Bill No. 51 (AB 51). Under current California law...

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News

Farella Assists Patagonia With Challenge to Federal Agencies’ Weakening of ESA Protections

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