Lauren Creel

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About Lauren

Lauren Creel primarily represents start ups and venture capital funds, with an emphasis on early-stage companies and financings. She also has experience with public offerings for both domestic and foreign private issuers, SEC reporting and compliance and mergers and acquisitions.

Before joining Cooley, Lauren was an associate with Vinson & Elkins in Austin, Texas. In her former career, she worked for several economic consulting firms, supporting expert witnesses in class action litigation and qui tam lawsuits.

While at the University of Texas School of Law, Lauren was associate editor of the Texas Law Review and a teaching assistant in the first-year writing program (or Teaching Quizmaster as the Longhorns like to call it).


  • "Why the Enforcement Agencies’ Recent Efforts Will Not Encourage Ex Ante Licensing Negotiations in Standard-Setting Organizations," 89 TEXAS LAW REVIEW 967, 2011


University of Texas School of Law
JD, 2011, Order of the Coif

University of Texas
MS, 2007, Economics

Vanderbilt University
BA, 2003, Economics

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American Bar Association

State Bar of Texas

State Bar of California