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Lauren E. Johnson

Lauren E. Johnson Centurion Tower, 1601 Forum Place, Suite 201
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
Phone: 561-659-7878
ljohnson@mccaberabin.com

Areas of Practice:

  • Business litigation
  • Securities arbitration and litigation
  • Qui tam and whistleblower litigation

Lauren Johnson is an associate who represents businesses and individuals in a wide variety of complex business litigation, securities cases, and qui tam (whistleblower) actions, in state court, federal court and arbitration forums. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Johnson worked as a law clerk for Chief Justice Jorge Labarga of the Florida Supreme Court and for U.S. Magistrate Judge William Matthewman of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Ms. Johnson received her J.D., with honors, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law and her B.S., with honors, from the University of Florida. Currently, Ms. Johnson serves as a Board Member and as Chair of the Affiliate Outreach Committee of the Young Lawyers Section of the Palm Beach County Bar Association. She is also a member of the Judicial Relations Committee and the Lawyers for Literacy Committee of the Palm Beach County Bar Association. Ms. Johnson is passionate about children’s literacy and education, which is evidenced by her commitment to the Lawyers for Literacy Committee and her pro bono work with the Education Advocacy Project of the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County. In addition, Ms. Johnson is a member of the Junior League of the Palm Beaches.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

Professional and Community Involvement

Palm Beach County Bar Association

  • Young Lawyers Section
    • Secretary, 2019-2020
    • Treasurer, 2018-2019
    • Board Member, 2016-present
    • Chair of Affiliate Outreach Committee, 2017-2020
  • Judicial Relations Committee, Co-Chair of Judicial Spokesperson Subcommittee, 2016-2018
  • Lawyers for Literacy Committee, 2015-present

Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Palm Beach County Chapter

  • Board of Directors, Co-Chair of Programming, 2019-2020
  • IMPACT Committee, 2018-2019

Florida Bar

  • Young Lawyers Division, Affiliate Outreach Liaison, 2017-2020

Federal Bar Association

  • Membership Chair, Palm Beach Chapter, 2018-2020

Leadership West Palm Beach, Class of 2019

Junior League of the Palm Beaches

  • Deck the Palms Committee, 2018-2019
  • GEMS Committee, 2019-2020

Publications

  • A Slight Expansion in Liability Under Federal Securities Laws, October 2019
  • The Ultimate Combatant Case: A Member Dispute Involving an LLC Without an Operating Agreement, September 2019
  • Sticks and Stones May Break Your Bones but Words Can Get You Sanctioned, December 2018
  • Can A Member of an LLC be Expelled? November 2017

Past Employment

  • Law Clerk, U.S. Magistrate Judge William Matthewman, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2015-2017
  • Law Clerk, Chief Justice Jorge Labarga, Florida Supreme Court, 2014-2015

Education

J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, 2014

  • Honors: Cum Laude; Honorable Mention in Trial Practice; Phi Delta Phi Honor Society
  • Teaching Assistant for Legal Research & Writing and Appellate Advocacy
  • Associate Justice on the University of Florida Student Traffic Court

B.S. in Finance, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 2011

  • Honors: Cum Laude; National Society for Collegiate Scholars; Dean’s List 2007-2011
  • University of Florida Competitive Cheerleading
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