· Lauren Burgon is an associate at Equinox Business Law Group, working closely with business owners to ensure they are minimizing risk and protecting assets by using well-written, comprehensive contracts and agreements; properly maintaining their corporate structures; and responding quickly and effectively to diffuse potential issues with employees, contractors, customers and vendors.
While she especially enjoys working with business owners in planning ahead to avoid litigation, other areas of Lauren's practice include protecting clients' intellectual property rights via trademark and copyright registrations, as well as assisting them in drafting carefully written nondisclosure and confidentiality agreements.
Lauren's prior work experience gives her additional insight into the needs of business owners, having worked for several small businesses, including restaurants, a personal services business, veterinary clinics, and nonprofit organizations. She also advised the Woodland Park Zoo in its transition from an independent 501(c) (3) organization into part of the Woodland Park Zoo Society.
More recently, Lauren's practice has developed in Internet and online issues, advising her clients on their online presence, retail activity, social media, and the ramifications of virtual work with customers worldwide.
Lauren holds a J.D. from the University of Washington Law School and B.A. in English (cum laude) from Middlebury College. Having lived in Seattle since law school, Lauren resides in West Seattle with her two children, with whom she enjoys cooking, playing Farkle, and practicing the Korean martial art form Tang Soo Do, in which the entire family holds 1st Gup red belt rank. Lauren is also an avid indoor and beach volleyball player, having played the sport for 32 years…and still counting.
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|Veterinary Assistant||Admiral Veterinary Hospital||1996 - 2008|
|Associate||Private Practice Firms||1991 - 1995|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association||Member||2012 - Present|
|South King County Chamber of Commerce||Member||2012 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association||Solo and Small Firm section||2011 - Present|
|Center for Advanced Manufacturing Puget Sound||Member||2010 - Present|
|King County Bar Association||Solo and small firm section member||2009 - Present|
|King County Bar Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|World Tang Soo Do Association||Cho Dan Bo||2008 - Present|
|Woodland Park Zoo Docents||Docent||1995 - 2010|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||1991 - Present|
|Equinox Business Law Group Blog||Employment Matters: Avoiding Costly Missteps||2013|
|Equinox Business Law Group Blog||Is It Time to Update Your Employee Policies?||2013|
|Equinox Business Law Group Blog||Health Care Reform - Why You Should Pay Attention Now||2012|
|Equinox Business Law Group Blog||Marijuana: What Employers Should Know||2012|
|Springboard The HR Blog||Think Twice Before Requesting Employees’ (or Potential Employees’) Facebook Password||2012|
|Equinox Business Law Group Blog||The Basics of Seattle Sick and Safe Ordinance||2012|
|University of Washington School of Law||N/A||JD - Juris Doctor||1991|
|Middlebury College||English||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1988|
|Women Flourishing Financially Session 4||Estate Planning||2014|
|Equinox Focus||Stumbling Blocks To Buying Businesses||2014|
|Equinox Focus||Adding Value Through Intellectual Property||2014|
|2014 Northwest Yoga Conference||Yoga Law for Teacher||2014|
|2014 Northwest Yoga Conference||Yoga Law for Studio Owners||2014|
|Women Flourishing Financially Session 3||Estate Planning||2013|
|Women Flourishing Financially Session 1||Estate Planning||2013|
|Seattle Chapter meeting||Protecting Your Intellectual Property||2013|
|Protecting Your Business Against Fraud||Preventing Business Fraud||2013|
|Focus Event||Employee Policies - Why Do You Need Them?||2013|
|CEO Roundtable||Employment policies and marijuana||2013|
|Center for Advanced Manufacturing Puget Sound North End Round Table||Initiative 502 and Marijuana Legalization||2013|
|CAMPS Southend Roundtable||I-502 and Medical Cannabis||2013|
|Health Care Reform– What it Means For YOUR Business||Health Care Reform||2012|
|Equinox Focus Event - Preventing Fraud in Your Business||Business Fraud||2012|
|Equinox Focus Event||Seattle Sick Leave Law: Yes, It Probably Applies to You.||2012|
|CEO Roundtable||Health Care Reform||2012|