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Lauren Schultz

Associate

Phone: (713) 337-8852

Fax: (713) 337-8850

Email: lauren.schultz@mhllp.com

Office Location: Houston


Lauren Schultz is a litigator in the firm’s Houston office. Her practice focuses on cases involving energy, commercial contracts, personal injury, and product liability. Lauren believes that bringing value to the client should serve as the driving force behind every litigator. She represents her clients with efficiency and professionalism through all stages of litigation.

Prior to joining McDowell Hetherington, Lauren was a litigator in mass tort actions involving medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and personal protective equipment. In that role, she worked on cases in Multidistrict Litigations in West Virginia, Georgia, and Florida.

Lauren received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Plan II Honors from The University of Texas at Austin in 2006. She went on to earn her Juris Doctor from Baylor Law School in 2012. During law school, Lauren was admitted to the Order of the Barristers for excellence in oral advocacy, and she interned for Judge Walter Smith, Jr. in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas—Waco Division.


REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Represented veterans in the first bellwether trial against an earplug manufacturer for personal injury claims, which resulted in a verdict for the plaintiffs.
  • Represented a veteran in the third bellwether trial against an earplug manufacturer for personal injury claims, which resulted in a verdict for the plaintiff.
  • Represented numerous women implanted with surgical mesh medical devices in product liability cases against the device manufacturers. Following significant discovery, motions practice, and pretrial work, these cases resolved through settlement.

ADMISSIONS

  • Texas
  • Florida
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida

EDUCATION

  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D., 2012
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., Plan II Honors, cum laude, 2006