Lauren Valastro is an associate in the firm’s Houston office. She represents clients in general civil, complex commercial, and environmental litigation matters, at the trial and appellate levels, in courts across the country.
Lauren has successfully represented plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of commercial and environmental litigation matters, including suits involving contamination clean up, commercial contracts, real estate, greenwashing, common carriers, insurance, condemnation, toxic torts, defamation, DTPA violations, and fraud.
Lauren focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation matters, with a specific emphasis on business and environmental litigation and appeals. Her practice currently includes litigation concerning indemnification disputes, the remediation and restoration of contaminated properties, cost-recovery and contribution actions, claims for property and economic damages, and the assessment and recovery of natural resource injuries and damages. Lauren has also represented clients in complex corporate securities litigation involving the 2008 economic crisis.
Lauren clerked for Judge Ruben G. Reyes in the 72nd Judicial District of Texas.
Texas Association of Environmental Professionals, Member
Houston Volunteer Lawyers Veteran’s Legal Advice Clinic and Saturday Legal Advice Clinic, Volunteer
Alliance Française Houston, Member
Texas Tech Alumni Association Houston, Board Member
Texas Tech University Honors College Advisory Council
Texas Tech University School of Law Externship Mentor