Lauren Wood

Lauren Wood

Practice Areas

Consumer Financial Litigation & Compliance

Dispute Resolution

Financial Litigation


Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D., 2010 magna cum laude

Order of the Coif

SMU Law Review Association, CLE Editor, Staff Editor

SMU Civil Clinic, Consumer Advocacy Project

Student Bar Association Mentor

Academic Skills Assistance Program (ASAP), Student Director and Tutor for Torts and Civil Procedure

University of Texas at Dallas, B.A.(Biology), 2006 summa cum laude

Texas A&M University, B.A. (French), 1991

Admitted to Practice

State Bar of Texas

U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas

U.S. District Court for Colorado

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Focus of Practice

Financial Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Representative Experience

Prior to joining Quilling, Lauren represented colleges, school districts, and cities on a variety of issues, including employment, open meetings, contracts, open records, board representation and governance. She has experience representing clients in litigation, administrative hearings, and investigations.

During law school, Lauren served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Practice Description

Lauren Wood is a member of Quilling’s Consumer Financial Litigation team. Lauren’s practice is primarily focused on financial litigation and defending consumer reporting agencies and financial institutions. She has particular experience with compliance issues regarding state and federal laws and regulations, as well as navigating a variety of contractual agreements.

Publications, Seminars, and Cases

    • “Avoid Becoming a Casualty of the FCRA Litigation Minefield, insideARM First Party Summit” (June 2019)