Lauren joined McGuireWoods Consulting’s Washington, D.C. office in September 2017 as a research associate in the Federal Public Affairs group. In this role, she assists clients in the developing digital economy and emerging technology sectors with legislative monitoring and research projects.
Prior to joining MWC, Lauren served as a policy and administrative intern for Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) in the Capitol Hill office. During that time, she was responsible for researching and drafting legislative summaries across a variety of policy issues, as well as responding to constituent service requests. Lauren has also served as a Governor’s Fellow for Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, an intern for former Representative Robert Hurt (R-VA-05), and an intern for Senator Mark Warner (D-VA).
Lauren graduated with distinction from the University of Virginia (UVA) with a degree in American government and religious studies. During her semesters at UVA, Lauren interned at the University of Virginia Center for Politics and served as a research assistant for Dr. Larry Sabato during her final academic year.