- Email: Lauren.Bever@lewisbrisbois.com
- Phone: 312.463.3324
- Fax: 312.345.1778
Lauren Bever is an associate in the Chicago office of Lewis Brisbois. Ms. Bever has also developed particular expertise in matters involving Title VII, ADA, ADEA, the Illinois Human Rights Act, and employment discrimination. She represents employers in state and federal courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, and local and state fair employment practices agencies. Ms. Bever also counsels clients on various employment related issues, including restrictive covenants, handbooks, separation agreements, and training.
Ms. Bever has also counseled clients on Illinois Biometric Information Protection Act (BIPA) to ensure compliance and to mitigate risk. She also represents employers in the defense of class action litigation brought under BIPA.
Ms. Bever has handled dozens of depositions in products liability cases representing manufacturers, premises owners, suppliers and others in asbestos, toxic tort, and environmental litigation in cases pending in the state and federal courts of Illinois. On behalf of these clients, Lauren has spear-headed formal discovery efforts along with the creative pursuit of documents and witnesses which provides valuable context to the allegations and proffered testimony.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Lauren was a member of the legal department of a Fortune 50 Company.
- Law Clerk, Illinois Attorney General
- Judicial Extern, Illinois Appellate Court, First District
- Legal Intern, Verizon
Prior to law school, Ms. Bever worked in-house at a Fortune 50 chemical company.
State Bar Admissions
United States District Courts
- United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
- Chicago Bar Association
- Women's Bar Association of Illinois
Awards & Honors
Loyola Consumer Law Review, Senior Articles Editor, 2015-2016
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Juris Doctor, 2016
Central Michigan University
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, magna cum laude, 2013