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

News

Coronavirus: Can tech allay the dangers of the Bay Area office of the future?

Rebecca Stephens spoke to the San Francisco Chronicle about legal considerations that could potentially hinder a return to physical work as much as technological ones. Link to the article: https://www.sfchronicle.com/business/article/Coronavirus-Can-tech-allay-the-dangers-of-the-15246378.php

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Reopening Plans and Recommended Protocols Beg New Privacy Issues

While far from getting us back to any kind of normal that predated the COVID-19 pandemic, states have begun to relax lockdown requirements and some previously closed “nonessential” businesses are returning to operations. With...

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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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Employment Laws and the New Normal: New Workplace Obligations and a New Look at Prior Obligations (Webinar)

Holly Sutton and Rebecca Stephens present the program "Employment Laws and the New Normal: New Workplace Obligations and a New Look at Prior Obligations" to the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) San Francisco Bay Area Chapter. ...

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Insurers Challenged for Denying Business-Interruption Coverage During Coronavirus Economic Lockdown

Insurance recovery partner Ray Sheen commented in the North Bay Business Journal article, "Insurers Challenged for Denying Business-Interruption Coverage During Coronavirus Economic Lockdown." Read the article, here .

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Supreme Court Ruling Expands Reach of Clean Water Act NPDES Permitting

Read the article on California Ag Net , here . In April, the United States Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling clarifying the reach of the federal Clean Water Act. The Court decided that a...

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CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program Summary (Updated)

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) aims to provide qualifying small businesses, nonprofit organizations, veterans organizations, tribal businesses, sole proprietors, and independent contractors forgivable loans of...

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Cyber Insurance Demand Heats Up As COVID-19 Hacks Rise

Tyler Gerking spoke to Law360 for the article "Cyber Insurance Demand Heats Up As COVID-19 Hacks Rise." As far as insurance coverage being available for fines and penalties that arise out of privacy and data security laws such as...

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Event

CLA IP Section Technology, Internet, and Privacy Law Interest Group

With only a month and a half to go before Attorney General enforcement, Sushila Chanana, of Farella, Braun + Martel, will discuss the private right of action under the CCPA and some patterns that have...

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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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