Lauren T. Claassen

Real Estate
Business and Corporate

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Lauren is a transactional associate in the firm’s Real Estate and Business and Corporate practice groups, representing a diverse group of clients across a number of industries. In her Real Estate practice, Lauren represents purchasers, sellers, owners, developers, landlords, tenants, asset and property managers, institutional investors, borrowers, and lenders in connection with all types of properties, including office, retail, multi-family, industrial properties, undeveloped land, and resort properties. She also assists individual, business, and institutional clients with the acquisition, development, management, leasing, and sale of such properties, as well as review of title matters. A particular focus of Lauren’s practice is assisting all manner of clients in negotiating retail, office, industrial, and medical office leases, whether as a landlord or a tenant. As a member of the Business and Corporate practice group, Lauren assists clients with a variety of legal matters, including mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, governance, entity formation, asset sales/purchases, and contractual issues. Before law school, Lauren attended Princeton University, receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. Upon graduation, Lauren played professional soccer in Switzerland and Germany before attending the University of Kansas School of Law where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy.

Education

University of Kansas School of Law (J.D. 2016)
Princeton University (A.B. 2012)

Bar and Court Admissions

Colorado (2016)

Other Professional Affiliations

Colorado Bar Association
Denver Bar Association

Honors and Distinctions

Editor-in-Chief, Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy (2015–16)

Community Involvement

Rocky Mountain Princeton Club, Princeton University (2016–current)
Princeton Alumni Real Estate Network (2019–current)
Champions Circle, Teach for America – Colorado (2018–19)

Publications and Presentations

How to Round the Bases in a Commercial Real Estate Transaction: Insights and Strategies of a Real Estate Deal from a Buyer’s Perspective, co-presenter with Anish P. Michael, Association of Corporate Counsel Rockies CLE (September 12, 2018)