Lauren Deeb | Los Angeles | Hogan Lovells

Lauren Deeb

Partner Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment


Lauren Deeb
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Lauren Deeb brings a wealth of experience to advise automotive and mobility companies on their toughest franchise and distribution issues. 

She counsels manufacturers in franchise disputes in the domestic automotive and mobility sector and advises on the expanse of motor vehicle laws across the United States. Lauren also supports clients on franchise and distribution matters worldwide, particularly for clients in Europe. She is well-versed in key franchise law issues, including incentive programs, establishments, brand withdrawals, online sales, partnerships with third-party sellers, and more. A strategic commercial litigator, Lauren aggressively defends her automotive and mobility clients in federal and state courts, as well as alternative dispute resolution settings and mediation. 

In addition to counseling motor vehicle manufacturers and distributors on their dealer networks, Lauren's experience includes general contract disputes, partnership disputes, fiduciary duty actions, merger and acquisition litigation, trade secret misappropriation, trademark litigation, regulatory and government work, and internal investigations. Lauren has also spent years building experience in electronic discovery and other document retention issues.

Representative experience

Represented an international law firm in a legal malpractice action in which the plaintiffs sought to recover more than US$18m in damages.*

Tried a civil contempt case to verdict against the former CEO of a pharmaceutical company client.*

Led a trial team in a complex tax litigation.*

Represented a conglomerate of banks in a dispute arising from a US$100m real estate deal and obtained a dismissal with prejudice of a US$100m counterclaim at the pleading stage.*

Defended an insurance company in an Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) class action, attaining settlement in favor of the client.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.


  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, magna cum laude, 2004
  • B.S., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2000
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • California
Court admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • California Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Orange County Chapter, Association of Business Trial Lawyers Orange County
  • Board of Trustees, Family Justice Center