Lauren Fields


Lauren Fields advises clients on complex corporate matters, including corporate governance and investment fund formation. Lauren brings experience in bankruptcy law and mergers and acquisitions to the Corporate Practice Group. Prior to joining Venable, she worked as a law clerk for Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera of the Court of Appeals of Maryland, where she prepared judicial opinions and bench memoranda on a variety of business, criminal and civil procedure related matters.

Lauren earned a business law certification from the University of Maryland School of Law. During law school, she also interned for Chief Judge Nancy Alquist of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland and worked as a summer law clerk at the Maryland Office of Administrative Hearings.

Related Practices




  • J.D. cum laude University of Maryland School of Law 2019
    • Editor, Maryland Law Review
    • William P. Cunningham Award for Exceptional Achievement and Service
    • Intern, the Honorable Chief Judge Nancy V. Alquist, United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland
    • Summer associate, Venable LLP
    • Summer law clerk, Maryland Office of Administrative Hearings
    • Research assistant
  • B.A. Business Administration cum laude Hood College 2016
    • Concentration in Human Resources
    • Minor in Studio Art

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

Clerk Experience

  • Honorable Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera Court of Appeals of Maryland



  • Volunteer, Upcycled
  • Volunteer, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Frederick Co. chapter
  • Volunteer, Helping Hometown Heroes, 2012 – 2015