Lauren graduated from the University of Florida with honors, and was the Collegiate Alumnae Relations chair of the Delta Delta Delta sorority. Lauren attended the Florida State University College of Law, where she graduated with high honors. She received book awards in the following courses: Legal Writing II, Legislation and Regulation, and Florida Administrative Litigation. During her time at FSU College of Law, Lauren was a student ambassador, teaching assistant, research assistant, Notes and Comments editor for the FSU Law Review, and she participated in the study abroad program at the University of Oxford.
Following graduation from the Florida State University College of Law, Lauren worked at the Radey Law Firm in Tallahassee, where she practiced civil and administrative litigation, and insurance regulation. Lauren joined Manuel & Thompson in 2019, and her practice areas include personal injury, nursing home liability, insurance disputes, civil litigation, and premises liability.