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Lauren M. Penn

Lauren M. Penn


IL – Chicago
T: 312.781.6609 | F: 312.781.6630


Lauren is an experienced civil defense litigator who concentrates her practice in all areas of commercial transportation, premises liability and products liability, and also has extensive experience representing clients in animal liability and condominium law. She represents both business owners and individuals in cases involving catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death.

In addition to defending transportation industry clients in personal injury litigation, Lauren performs risk assessments and advises her clients on best practices, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements. Lauren is an active member of Litchfield Cavo’s rapid response team and, as such, she provides clients with same-day rapid response to catastrophic loss and works with investigators and qualified experts following catastrophic events. She has proved to be invaluable in reducing exposure, obtaining early claim resolution when warranted and avoiding spoliation claims.

Lauren has successfully tried numerous cases to verdict and has conducted multiple arbitrations in her career. She has achieved success in the courtroom, and positive resolutions of cases through mediation, arbitration, settlement negotiations and dispositive motion practice.