LAUREN C. RAVKIND

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LAUREN C. RAVKIND

Born in Houston, Lauren C. Ravkind attended St. Anne’s College, Oxford, England, and earned her B.A., summa cum laude, from Emory University. She received her J.D., with high honors, from the University of Texas. Before joining Kenny Nachwalter, she served as an adjunct professor at the University of Houston, teaching Professional Responsibility and Texas Civil Procedure, and practiced law in Houston.

Lauren has extensive experience representing lawyers and law firms and advising on ethics. In the past few years, the majority of her time has been spent representing clients in antitrust cases involving the pharmaceutical industry. She enjoys working as part of a team to efficiently and effectively achieve client goals. 

She is a member of The Florida Bar and the State Bar of Texas, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida and the U.S. Court of Appeals in the First, Third, Sixth, Ninth, and Eleventh Circuits. 

Lauren enjoys cooking and traveling. She runs to raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

  • University of Texas Law School, J.D., with high honors, 1989
    • Order of the Coif, 1989
      • Member, Chancellors, 1989
  • Emory University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1985
  • St. Anne’s College, Oxford, England
  • Texas, 1989
  • Florida, 1992
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit, 2015
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2016
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Houston, 1991–1992
  • Note, “Imputed Disqualification? Law Firm Mergers and the Need for Change,” 8 Tex. Rev. of Litigation 93 (1988)
  • “Opting-Out of a Representative Lawsuit: A Principled Decision,” International Cartel Workshop in Paris, France, February 2010
  • “Framing the Tort Claim: Limits on the Investigation?” The Computer Law Association: Advanced Issues in IT Law, October 2002
  • “The Evolving Ethical Mindfield,” Houston Bar Association, Business Torts Institute: Trends and Issues in Commercial Litigation, January 2000
  • “Ethical Considerations in a Personal Injury Practice,” University of Houston, Advanced Personal Injury Course, October 1991