Lauren A. Baio Attorney At Law


Lauren A. Baio - Attorney at Law

Associate

T 813-273-5000
F 813-273-5145
D 813-273-5042
Tampa 401 East Jackson Street Suite 2700 Tampa, Florida 33602

T 202-546-1761
F 202-546-6480
Washington 99 M St. SE Suite 725 Washington, D.C. 20003

Lauren focuses her practice on general and insurance litigation, government, land use, and contract procurement and negotiations with government agencies on public infrastructure projects. Additionally, Lauren practices bankruptcy where she primarily represents businesses, financial institutions, and governmental entities in chapter 7, 13, and 11 proceedings. Her experience also includes contract disputes and debt workouts.

  • Background

    Lauren grew up in New Hampshire and moved to Winter Park, Florida, to attend Rollins College. She graduated from Rollins with her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and went on to receive her Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law where she focused her studies in bankruptcy.

    Prior to becoming an Associate at GrayRobinson, Lauren practiced insurance defense in Tampa, Florida, as an in-house Trial Attorney for Allstate. During law school, she served as an Extern for the Department of Justice Office of the U.S. Trustee, and as a Judicial Extern to Chief Judge Michael G. Williamson at the United States Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Florida.

    In addition to being involved in several professional associations, Lauren is an active member of the community by serving as a mentor to Stetson Law Review students, and as a practice bankruptcy judge for the Duberstein Moot Court Competition. She also founded the Stetson Law Transfer Scholarship to aid incoming transfer students in their transition to a new academic setting. During her free time, Lauren enjoys playing basketball, doing yoga, and fishing.

  • Education
    • Rollins College
      • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
    • Stetson University College of Law
    • Assistant Executive Editor, Stetson Law Review
    • Research Assistant to Professor Linda Anderson
    • American Bankruptcy Institute Medal Award for Excellence in Bankruptcy Studies
    • First Place/Best Oralist, Carlton Fields Appellate Advocacy Competition
    • Best Oral Argument and Book Award, Research & Writing II
    • Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society
    • Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association Judge Alexander Paskay Scholarship
    • Professionalism Chair and Board of Governors, The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Law Student Division

  • Admissions
    • Florida
    • Washington, D.C.
    • U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida
    • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida
    • District Court of the Virgin Islands

  • Professional Associations & Memberships
    • The Florida Bar
      • Business Law Section, Bankruptcy/UCC Committee and Task Force Committee
      • City, County & Local Government Law Section
    • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Military & Veterans Affairs Committee
    • Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay
    • Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association
    • American Bankruptcy Institute
    • Florida Association of Women Lawyers
    • Washington Network Group

  • Civic
    • Founder of the Stetson Law Transfer Scholarship
    • Stetson Law Review Mentoring Program