Lauren’s practice focuses on new air and climate regulations, enforcement cases, and air permitting litigation.
Prior to joining the firm, Lauren served as Counsel in the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP), Office of General Counsel in Boston, MA, where she focused on climate policy, air permit litigation, and enforcement matters. She also participated in a state-wide group of attorneys from eleven different jurisdictions working to adopt regulation to reduce emissions from the transportation sector and has experience working on cap-and-trade programs.
While in law school, Lauren served as a law clerk for U.S. Department of Justice in the Environment & National Resources Division (ENRD) in their Environmental Enforcement Section Boston field office. In this role, Lauren assisted with enforcement cases arising under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). Lauren was also an Editor on the Suffolk Transnational Law Review and volunteered with the Innocence Project.
More Legal and Business Bylines From Lauren M. Karam