Lauren M. Bushman’s practice focuses on employment law, business litigation, and school district defense. Her employment law practice focuses on defending against claims of discrimination, wrongful termination, and harassment as well as wage and hour disputes. Ms. Bushman also assists employers with transactional employment needs such as employee separation contracts and nondisclosure agreements.
Ms. Bushman represents businesses in all aspects of corporate litigation. This work includes guiding businesses through all aspects of litigation involving contract disputes, business torts and securities fraud.
School district defense is also an area of practice for Ms. Bushman. She has assisted in defending school districts at trial against claims of civil rights violations as well as negligent hiring, retention and supervision. In 2016, Ms. Bushman assisted in a two-week bench trial and successfully received a defense verdict in favor of a principal accused of civil rights violations. Ms. Bushman also assisted in preparing two cases for trial in 2016 and 2017 involving claims of student sexual assault alleged by a student against a teacher, both of which resulted in favorable defense verdicts.
Ms. Bushman graduated from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2016. During law school, Ms. Bushman was Chief Comments Editor on the San Diego Journal for Climate and Energy Law and worked as a research assistant to Professor Jordan Barry. Ms. Bushman graduated cum laude from the University of San Diego and received two Bachelor of Arts degrees in economics and communications.
Ms. Bushman is engaged in the legal community and beyond. She is the associate editor for the Lawyers Club monthly newsletter and co-chair of Lawyers Club’s Gender Equity committee. For the past three years, she served as an intern on the board of Serving Seniors nonprofit organization.
- University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California
- J.D. – 2016
- University of San Diego, San Diego, California
- B.A. – 2013
- Majors: Economics, Communications
Professional Associations and Memberships
- State Bar of California
- Lawyers Club of San Diego, 2016 – present
- San Diego Defense Lawyers, 2018 – present
- San Diego County Bar Association, 2017 – present
Rankings and Recognition
- San Diego Rising Star, Super Lawyers (2019)