Lauren Doughty focuses her practice on the representation of businesses and insurance companies involved in personal injury and property damage litigation in state and federal courts throughout Texas.
Her work includes defending both large corporations and small business owners in personal injury lawsuits involving premises liability, product liability, construction defect, catastrophic injury and wrongful death claims. Her first-party experience includes representing insurance carriers against allegations of breach of contract, bad faith, deceptive trade practices and Insurance Code violations.
Lauren approaches every case with an attention to detail. She works tirelessly for her clients and understands the importance of frequent and timely communication, always explaining the process to keep them as informed as possible.
When not practicing law, Lauren enjoys traveling, exploring the outdoors, and Austin’s live music.
Successfully represented clients in dozens of contested hearings and trials, including both bench trials and jury trials.
Successfully represented clients in dozens of alternative dispute resolutions, including mediations and arbitrations.
Authored, argued and won multiple summary judgment motions in Texas State Courts and Federal Courts on behalf of large corporations and small business owners in personal injury lawsuits.
Authored, argued and won multiple summary judgment motions in Texas State Courts and Federal Courts on behalf of insurance companies in lawsuits involving property damage or underinsured/uninsured motorist claims.
Represented numerous commercial property carriers in a wide range of coverage property disputes.
Represented numerous business clients in complex, multi-party lawsuits involving premises liability, product liability, construction defect, catastrophic injury and wrongful death.
Represented numerous insurance clients in lawsuits involving claims for breach of contract, bad faith, deceptive trade practices and Insurance Code violations.
Advised and counseled insurance clients on legislative and regulatory issues.
Defended numerous Fortune 500 companies in first-party and third-party lawsuits.
Listed for Civil Litigation: Defense
Listed for Insurance Law and Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Clients Choice Award
Publications & Speaking Engagements
Education, Admissions & Activities
Baylor University School of Law
W. Frank Newton Best Brief Award
Order of the Barristers
Texas A&M University
B.A., summa cum laude, 2009
Phi Beta Kappa
University Honors Program
United States District Court of Texas
Texas State Court, 2013
Professional and Community Activities
Austin Young Lawyers Association
Austin Bar Association
Texas Aggie Bar Association
Baylor Law Alumni Network
State Bar of Texas
Texas Young Lawyers Association
Phi Beta Kappa – Honors Society
Third Court of Appeals of Texas, Justice Bob Pemberton