Lauren H. Uhlig focuses her practice on complex civil and criminal litigation in federal and state courts. She recently completed a secondment with the Maryland Office of the Public Defender, where she first-chaired criminal jury and bench trials in the district and circuit courts.

Lauren also is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center, where she teaches Legal Research, Analysis, and Writing.

Before joining Williams & Connolly, Lauren clerked for Judge John D. Bates of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Lauren also worked for the U.S. Department of State in Anticorruption and Government Initiatives and as an associate in the Government Enforcement and White Collar Crime group in the New York office of another leading law firm.

Lauren received a Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University and a Master of Arts from Columbia University. She received her Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center, where she served as Executive Articles Editor for The Georgetown Law Journal and as an editor for the Annual Review of Criminal Procedure. She also served as a Legal Research & Writing Law Fellow, a Global Teaching Fellow, and a Senior Writing Fellow. During law school, she interned for the Office of the Solicitor General and for the Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division. Lauren graduated cum laude and as a pro bono honoree with highest distinction. She received the best-in-class award in Federal Investigations and Prosecutions.

Education

Admissions

Government Service

Law Clerk, Judge John D. Bates, United States District Court for the District of Columbia, 2013-2015

Program Assistant, United States Department of State, Office of Anticrime Programs, Anticorruption and Governance Initiatives, Summer 2012

Intern, United States Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Fraud Section, Spring 2012

Intern, United States Department of Justice, Office of the Solicitor General, Spring 2012

Intern, Judge Vanessa Ruiz, District of Columbia Court of Appeals, Summer 2010

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