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David E. Aron
Gayle M. Athanacio
Stephen L. Bacon
Merri A. Baldwin
Robert J. Breakstone
Dennis J. Callahan
Thomas H. Carlson
Jeffery M. Chiow
Alecia E. Cotton
Joshua M. Deitz
Robert C. Goodman
Lucas T. Hanback
John G. Heller
Dennis C. Huie
Suhani Kamdar
Lauren B. Kramer
S. Amber Lee
Mark J. Linderman
E. Jacob Lubarsky
James Robert Maxwell
Joseph C. McGowan
Patricia A. Meagher
Robert S. Metzger
Brian D. Miller
Alexis J. Morris
Nicholas T. Niiro
Roland Nikles
Neil H. O'Donnell
Dean D. Paik
Sharon Ongerth Rossi
Aaron M. Scolari
Aaron P. Silberman
Katherine M. Svinarich
Renée D. Wasserman
Alan J. Wilhelmy
Paul M. Zieff

Lauren B. Kramer
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Areas of Practice

Ms. Kramer is a member of the firm's Government Contracts, Construction, Complex Commercial Litigation and White Collar Criminal Defense Practice Groups.

Professional Qualifications

In the government contracts arena, Ms. Kramer represents government contractors in the full spectrum of litigation matters, from bid protests to internal investigations to contract disputes. She also advises clients on a variety of procurement issues including prevailing wage requirements, contract changes, the False Claims Act, procurement integrity and lobbying regulations. Ms. Kramer has substantial experience litigating before the General Accountability Office, the Court of Federal Claims, and various state and federal trial courts.

Ms. Kramer’s commercial litigation practice focuses on breach of contract, fraud and trade secret disputes. She also has represented companies, directors and officers in federal and state securities class actions, shareholder derivative suits, and regulatory investigations. With her ability to quickly understand thorny cases and her significant trial experience, Ms. Kramer is able to efficiently and strategically drive matters forward and produce excellent results for her clients.

As a former deputy public defender, Ms. Kramer represented hundreds of indigent clients through every step of the criminal justice system, from arraignment through trial. She also drafted and argued appeals before the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of California. In her current practice, Ms. Kramer represents individuals and companies that are the subject of a criminal investigation or have been charged with a crime, as well as third-party witnesses. 

Ms. Kramer currently serves as an arbitrator for the Attorney Fee Disputes Committee for the Bar Association of San Francisco.


J.D., The University of Chicago, The Law School
Ann Watson Barber Outstanding Service Award

B.A., Stanford University
With Honors

Bar Admissions
District of Columbia

Complex Commercial Litigation
Government Contracts
White Collar Criminal Defense

Recent Publications and Public Speaking

"Hot Local Cases Annual Roundup," Speaker, BASF Litigation Section, Feb. 2, 2017

2013 Government Contract Law Decision of the Federal Circuit, 63 American University Law Review 1307 (2014), (PDF) co-authored

"The Importance of Competitive Negotiations to State Information Technology Procurement," The Procurement Lawyer, Section of Public Contract Law, ABA, Vol. 48, No. 3 - Spring 2013 (PDF) (co-authored)

Better State & Local IT Procurement Through Negotiations, RJO Update, August 2012 (PDF) (co-authored)


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