Lauren is a food and ag attorney, an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Arkansas, and a cattle and sheep rancher.
Lauren is a journalist at AgFunder. She is an agriculture and food law attorney based in Fayetteville, AR, where she serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Arkansas School of Law. She is also a partner in Ozark Pasture Beef, a grass-fed beef, lamb, and goat operation direct marketing to local restaurants and consumers. Lauren is known for her work helping to create Envisioning Zero Hunger, an interactive research website focused on global hunger issues, presented during the 2016 United Nations World Food Program. Lauren was selected as the 2016 George Washington Law School’ s Human Rights Essay Award Winner for her paper on food security in the context of extractive mining in Greenland. And, she was recently featured in a Huffington Post article on the efforts of young people to break into farming, “Millennial Farmers Fight an Uphill Battle. It’ s Time To Support Them.” She has also published several law review articles discussing the regulation of agriculture and food production. Lauren holds a Masters of Law in Agricultural & Food Law from the University of Arkansas School of Law. She received her J.D. from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. She has her B.A. degree in Legal Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Lauren is admitted to practice law in California.