Lauren E. Dreifus

Associate

ledreifus@gct.law

Contacts

Direct: 312.696.1370

Areas of Practice

Commercial & Business Litigation

Lauren concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial and civil litigation. She represents her clients throughout all stages of litigation including through trial or settlement depending on the needs of the client. Additionally, Lauren has experience drafting pleadings, participating in complex motion practice, conducting written and oral discovery, post-trial briefing and appeals in both state and federal courts.

Clients turn to Lauren for her tailored approach to address their specific needs and her commitment to uncovering the best and most cost-effective resolution for her clients.

Prior to joining GCT in early 2022, she served as an associate at a Chicago-based law firm where she gained valuable experience while handling a wide-range of civil and commercial litigation matters.

Earlier in her career, Lauren also obtained experience in divorce and family law while working at various family law firms and at DePaul University’s Child and Family Law Clinic while attending law school.

EDUCATION

DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 2014
Senior Articles Editor, Journal for Women, Gender and the Law
CALI award recipient for Civil Litigation Strategy

University of Michigan, B.A. in English and Psychology, with Distinction, 2011

BAR ADMISSIONS

Illinois, 2014

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Chicago Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association

COURT ADMISSIONS

United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois

HONORS & AWARDS

Illinois Rising Star in Civil Litigation, 2019 - present
Emerging Lawyer in Commercial Litigation by Leading Lawyers Network, 2018 – present

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Chicago Bar Association, YLS Women in the Law Committee, Committee Chair, 2019-2020
Chicago Marathon Team Member for Autism Speaks, 2021-present

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