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Lauren's practice primarily consists of environmental litigation, particularly oil and gas matters and NORM litigation. She is licensed in Texas, Louisiana and California and regularly practices in both state and federal court. Lauren is active in the ABA Section of Litigation and Section of Environmental, Energy, and Resources, as well as the Louisiana State Bar Association. She is a frequent volunteer for the Pro Bono Project of New Orleans. She is a member of the Krewe of Muses and the Down Syndrome Association of Greater New Orleans.


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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
  2. Environmental: 50%

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Curry and Friend APLC

228 Saint Charles Ave Ste 1200
New Orleans, LA, 70130-2612

Curry and Friend APLC

228 Saint Charles Ave Ste 1200
New Orleans, LA, 70130-2612



LAEligible to practice law200807/08/2016
TXInactive 200507/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro Bono Century AwardLSBA2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior AssociateCurry and Friend PLC2012 - Present
AssociateStone Pigman Walther Wittmann LLC2007 - 2012
AssociateZelle, Hofmann, Voelbel, Mason & Gette, LLP2006 - 2007
Senior AttorneyThirteenth Court Of Appeals2004 - 2006
Law ClerkThirteenth Court Of Appeals2003 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationEnergy Litigation Committee2011 - Present
Air and Waste Management AssociationLA Chapter Member2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationEnvironmental Litigation Committee2008 - Present
Pro Bono Project of New OrleansVolunteer attorney and notary2008 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Natural Resources & Environment magazine (ABA)Aftermath and Recovery: Insurance Issues that May Help or Hinder2012
The AdvocateHydraulic Fracturing Litigation2011
Sidebar Federal Bar Association Litigation SectionA Wrench in the Works2011
The United States Law Week (BNA)Multidistrict Litigation in New Orleans2011
Oil and Gas Law JournalClimate Litigation Threat Lurks Behind Twisty Case,2010
ABA Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Committee NewsletterWhile Climate Change Litigation Heats Up, Greenhouse Gas Regulation2010
Los Angeles LawyerLauren E. Godshall, Using Effective Contract Language in Arbitration Agreements,2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A2003
University of California - BerkeleyEnvironmental SciencesBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Louisiana Air & Waste Management Association Annual MeetingWater and Wastewater Regulation2012
Procrastinators' ProgramTechnology for Lawyers - smart phone apps2011