Lauren Traina is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She currently practices in the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group.
Her practice focuses on land use and real estate matters, with an emphasis on energy transactions, including project development, acquisitions, financings and restructurings. She has significant expertise in wind power, solar power and other renewable energy technology, and has represented both developers and tax equity investors in connection with these transactions. Lauren also has notable experience in corporate mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, and securities regulation.
Lauren was recognized as a Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™ 2022,2023 and 2024 in Real Estate and also, in Land Use and Zoning Law.
She has also has an active pro bono practice, which includes representing Lloyd Properties in connection with the dedication of property in Ventura County, California, consulting on real estate matters in connection with two mergers of the Boys and Girls Clubs in Los Angeles and Orange County, and working for the 2024 Los Angeles Olympic Committee. Lauren also participated in a team that prepared a case file for Lawyers Without Borders, which culminated in a trip to Africa to train Kenyan lawyers on prosecuting elephant poachers.
Lauren earned her law degree in 2014 from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, where she was a submissions editor of the Southern California Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Cinematic Arts from the University of Southern California in 2011, graduating summa cum laude.
Lauren is admitted to practice law in the state of California.
University of Southern California - 2014 Juris Doctor
University of Southern California - 2011 Bachelor of Science