Lauren E. Scroggs

Lauren E. Scroggs

Associate

Construction Law Attorney in Houston - Lauren E. Scroggs

Lauren Scroggs’ practice focuses on both transactional and dispute resolution aspects of construction law. She advocates for general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and owners on a variety of construction related issues including ligation, contract negotiations and alternative dispute resolution.

Prior to joining the firm, Lauren served as a judicial clerk to Justice Eva Guzman of the Supreme Court of Texas, where she wrote opinion drafts and memoranda evaluating the grant-worthiness of petitions for review. Lauren also served as a judicial intern for both 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
  • Litigation and Transactional

Representative Experience

  • Assist in the representation of owner, general contractor and subcontractor clients on a variety of different matters including breach of contract claims, settlement negotiations, lien removal and debt collections.
  • Ongoing representation of contractors and suppliers in obtaining collection of past due accounts.

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

Speeches and Publications

“Strategic and Tactical Approaches to Selecting Arbitrators for Domestic and International Arbitrations,” (Co-Author), 29th Annual International Law Institute, State Bar of Texas International Law Section, February 2017