Lauren E. Scroggs

Lauren E. Scroggs

Senior Associate

Construction Law Attorney in Houston - Lauren E. Scroggs

Lauren Scroggs’ practice focuses on advocating for general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and project owners in various capacities, including litigation, negotiations, contract review, and appeals.

Prior to joining the firm, Lauren served a one-year term as a law clerk to Justice Eva Guzman at the Supreme Court of Texas.

Areas of Practice

  • Construction Law, Litigation and Transactional
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Appellate

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas

Representative Experience

  • Served as second chair in bench trials successfully adjudicating developer client’s claims against general contractor
  • Represented general contractors and subcontractors as first chair in multiple fast track arbitration proceedings
  • Represented clients on appeal in the Texas intermediate courts of appeal, the Supreme Court of Texas, and before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Revise, review and negotiate prime client contracts, subcontracts, and purchase orders
  • Represent owner, general contractor, subcontractor, and supplier clients in a variety of litigation matters including defense and prosecution of breach of contract, lien, delay and defect claims

Education

  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. (magna cum laude) – 2015
    • South Texas Law Review, Note & Comment Editor
    • Dean’s Scholar
  • The University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.B.A. – 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Construction Law Section
  • Houston Bar Association, Construction Law Section
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • South Texas Young Alumni Council

Speeches and Publications

Professional Recognition

Houston’s Top Lawyers – Construction, Houstonia Magazine, 2022