Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • New York


  • LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law, 2016
    Merit Scholarship
  • J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law, 2015
    Order of the Coif
    Dean's Merit Scholarship
    Editorial Board, Literary Citation Editor, Pepperdine Law Review
  • B.A., Psychology and Spanish Language, University of California at Santa Barbara, 2012
    Exceptional Academic Performance Award
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Lauren R. Keller


Lauren Keller is an associate in Venable's Tax and Wealth Planning Practice in the San Francisco office. Prior to joining Venable, Lauren was an associate at a multinational law firm in New York, where she assisted in counseling U.S. taxable, U.S. tax-exempt, and non-U.S. investors and fund sponsors with respect to investing in and the structuring of private equity and real estate funds, as well as in drafting and reviewing the U.S. tax portions of fund agreements.

Lauren provides U.S. tax advice with respect to international securities offerings for large multinational clients, financial institutions, and governments, as well as for special issuers, such as CLOs, RICs, and REITs. Lauren's experience extends to advising clients on a wide range of other domestic and international tax matters, including corporate acquisitions and restructurings.

Lauren previously served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Stephen Reinhardt at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and to the Honorable Otis D. Wright II at the U.S. District Court, Central District of California.