Before joining Venable, Renée-Lauren was Regulatory Counsel in the Office of Compliance and Enforcement at FDA's Center for Tobacco Products (CTP). While at CTP, she provided legal and policy analysis on product promotion, advertising, and labeling as well as sale and distribution matters, and she reviewed industry submissions and activity for compliance. Renée-Lauren also evaluated evidence gathered during manufacturer and retailer inspections to determine appropriate action, such as issuing a Warning Letter or Civil Money Penalty Complaint (CMP). Renée-Lauren worked extensively on issuance of CMPs.
Prior to law school, Renée-Lauren worked in the publishing industry, drafting and negotiating author and illustrator contracts at Penguin Random House, Inc.
Certificate, Comparative and International Law
Co-Captain, Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Team, 2009-2010
International Business and Trade Summer Law Program, 2008
Kosciuszko Foundation Grant Recipient, 2008
Vanguard (Class of 1969) Prize, 2004
4-Year IBEW Local #3 Academic Scholarship Recipient