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Lauren Wood

Bio 6900 N. Dallas Pkwy Ste. 800 Plano, TX 75024 214-560-5444

Education

  • Texas A&M University, B.A., 1991
  • University of Texas at Dallas, B.A., 2006; summa cum laude
  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D., 2010; magna cum laude

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

  • Consumer Financial Litigation & Compliance
  • Financial Litigation

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Order of the Coif
  • SMU Law Review Association, CLE Editor, Staff Editor
  • SMU Civil Clinic, Consumer Advocacy Project

Practice Description

Lauren Wood is a litigator who represents a wide variety of clients, including financial institutions, a national consumer reporting agency, and background check companies in state and federal court in Fair Credit Reporting Act cases.

Representative Experience

Regularly evaluates and provides guidance to clients regarding the FCRA and various state consumer protection laws. Represents national consumer reporting agency in various jurisdictions throughout the country.

Obtained favorable $0 dismissals and settlements on behalf of clients in various jurisdictions throughout the country for claims brought under consumer financial protection statutes.

Publications, Seminars, and Cases

  • “Avoid Becoming a Casualty of the FCRA Litigation Minefield, insideARM First Party Summit” (June 2019)
  • Presenter at Consumer Financial Quarterly Breakfast Serieson FCRA and bankruptcy topics.