Lauren Zimmerman


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Lauren Zimmerman is an experienced litigator who has worked on many trial teams, and whose practice includes white-collar criminal defense, complex civil litigation, and class actions.

Formerly a trial lawyer with Brooklyn Defender Services, Lauren has successfully represented clients at arraignments and in a wide range of criminal trials and administrative hearings. She has also conducted successful pretrial suppression hearings challenging searches, witness identifications, and other types of evidence.

Lauren earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she served as Notes Editor for the Cardozo Law Review, in which her legal note, Exile Without Process: The New York City Housing Authority’s Unconstitutional Trespass Notice Policy, was published.

Lauren served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Ursula Ungaro in the Southern District of Florida. She is an active member of the National LGBT Bar Association.

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (J.D., 2012)
    Magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Full Tuition Merit Scholarship, National Association of Women Lawyers Commencement Award, Notes Editor, Cardozo Law Review
  • Columbia University (B.A., U.S. History, 2007)

Law Clerk to the Hon. Ursula Ungaro
United States District Court of the Southern District of Florida, 2016-2018

Brooklyn Defender Services
Trial Lawyer, 2012-2016

  • State Bar of New York
  • United States District Courts: Southern District of New York; Eastern District of New York