Lauren Baker practices in our litigation department. Lauren’s practice focuses on a variety of subject matter including franchise disputes, other commercial litigation, and professional liability/malpractice defense. Lauren has successfully represented clients at the Ontario Superior Court, as well as the Ontario Court of Appeal.
Prior to joining Hoffer Adler LLP, Lauren completed her articles and worked at a boutique firm in Toronto where she focussed on franchising law and did defense work in professional liability cases. She also appeared as counsel on multiple class actions.
While attending law school at Queen’s University, Lauren was a student caseworker at the Queen’s Elder Law Clinic. During her time at the Clinic, Lauren provided legal services related to wills and estates to members of the Kingston community who would not have been able to afford a lawyer otherwise.
Commercial litigation, franchising, professional liability, health law, personal injury
Law Society of Ontario – Member
Ontario Bar Association – Member
Co-speaker, “Legal and Legislative Update”, Ontario Bar Association’s 22nd Annual Franchise Law Conference (Toronto, November 28, 2023)
Co-speaker, “Financial Performance Representations”, Canadian Franchise Association’s Franchise Law Day (Toronto, September 21, 2023
Author, “Of Paramount Importance”, OBA Franchise Law Newsletter (April 3, 2023)
Co-speaker, Canadian Franchise Association’s Certified Franchise Executives Fran-Guard Seminar (Niagara Falls, April 1, 2023)
Attended, Ontario Bar Association’s 21st Annual Franchise Law Conference (Toronto, November 29, 2022)
Speaker, “Case law update”, Ontario Bar Association Franchise Law Section (Toronto, September 29, 2022)
Attended, Canadian Franchise Association Franchise Law Day (Toronto, September 22, 2022)
J.D., Queen’s University, 2019
Hon. B.A. (English & Philosophy), 2016