Lauren E. McGovern Member Pennsylvania
Phone: 215.561.8540 Fax: 215.988.1215

Lauren represents clients in a variety of matters in the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She focuses her practice on claims brought under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act, railroad and bus litigation, commercial vehicle liability, premises liability, commercial litigation and general insurance defense. Lauren is a Certified Arbitrator, Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas.

Lauren received her bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in political science from the Pennsylvania State University and graduated cum laude from Widener University Law School. While in law school, Lauren was a senior staff member for the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law and worked as a law clerk for a large civil litigation firm in Center City Philadelphia. Lauren graduated law school with certificates in trial advocacy and criminal law, and received a distinction for pro bono case work.

Prior to joining the firm, Lauren worked as a litigator for a Philadelphia based insurance defense firm, where she handled cases from the initial pleadings stage through trial preparation and gained extensive experience defending clients at arbitration.

Practice Areas


Pennsylvania, 2013
New Jersey, 2013
New York, 2022
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit

Associations and Professional Activities

Philadelphia Bar Association

American Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

New Jersey Bar Association

Honors and Awards

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law

Pro Bono distinction

Certificates in Trial Advocacy and Criminal Law

Merit Award Recipient, Widener University School of Law


J.D., cum laude,Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware, 2013
Dean's List

B.A., Pennsylvania State University, 2007