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Lauren Fried is an experienced litigator representing high-profile clients in the entertainment and media sectors. Her practice focuses on the representation of production companies and artists in copyright issues.

Lauren has extensive hands-on experience researching and writing dispositive and other substantive motions in state and federal courts, and she works closely with clients to develop and manage case strategies. She advises clients on their most sensitive business matters. Lauren has tried cases in both state and federal courts and has represented clients in alternative dispute resolution proceedings.

Outside of her entertainment practice, Lauren has experience eminent domain litigation. Prior to her private practice, Lauren served as associate counsel for Zebra Technologies Corporation and has conducted mediations in Illinois courts for the Center for Conflict Resolution.

  • Loeb & Loeb's IP/Entertainment Law Conference in Los Angeles
    Speaking Engagements
  • "The Seven Year Rule - Renegotiating and Terminating Entertain Contracts in California," Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association Summit
    Speaking Engagements


  • University of California at Los Angeles, B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, J.D., cum laude, Development and Symposium Editor, Journal of International Law and Business

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Illinois


  • Named to "Up Next" list of emerging leaders in entertainment law in Variety's "Legal Impact Report" (2023)
  • Named in The Legal 500 US in Copyright and Media & Entertainment: Litigation, published by Legalease Limited and John Pritchard (2023)


  • Clerkship, Honorable Patrick J. Walsh, Chief Magistrate Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California