Lauren E. La Val


Lauren La Val represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment litigation, including class actions and actions for wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, fraud, and wage and hour disputes.  Lauren also counsels clients on a variety of employment matters and developments.


  • University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, J.D. 2010
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A. 2007, Highest Distinction in General Scholarship, Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Experience

  • Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton LLP June 2015 - present
  • Kirby Noonan Lance & Hoge LLP, Associate, 2011 - 2015
  • Robbins Arroyo LLP, Associate, 2010 - 2011


  • All California state courts
  • United States District Court, Central and Southern Districts of California
  • United States District Court, District of Colorado
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Professional Activities

  • Member, State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Member, San Diego County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • The Louis M. Welsh American Inn of Court


    • Dram Shop Dramatics: Taking a Closer Look at Fiorini v. City Brewing Co., LLC, Trial Bar News, March 2015
    • A Hazy Future: America's Attempts to Regulate E-Cigarettes, Trial Bar News, December 2014
    • Is it Time for Medical Marijuana Reform in California?, Trial Bar News, June/July 2014
    • Man's Best Product, Trial Bar News, December 2013
    • Game On! Legal Barriers to Imposing Liability on Makers of Violent Video Games, Trial Bar News, April 2013
    • Pitcher Beware: Aluminum Bats in Youth Baseball, Trial Bar News, December 2012
    • An App a Day Keeps the Doctor Away, Trial Bar News, August/September 2012
    • Seeing Red: An Examination of Blood Shield Statutes, Trial Bar News, February 2012