Lauren E. Scroggs

Lauren E. Scroggs

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. During law school, Lauren served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Gray H. Miller and the Honorable John D. Rainey in the United States District Court for the Southern District 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 trial successfully adjudicating developer client’s claims against general contractor
  • Represented general contractors as first chair in fast track arbitration proceedings against subcontractors
  • Represented clients on appeal in the Texas intermediate courts of appeal, the Supreme Court of Texas, and before the Fifth Circuit
  • Review 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, 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