Lauren Melinger is counsel in Mayer Brown's Corporate & Securities practice. Lauren primarily represents sponsors in the formation and negotiation of private investment funds, with a focus on real estate and real estate-related strategies. Lauren has also represented institutional investors in their investments in private funds.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown in 2017, Lauren worked as the chief compliance officer and associate general counsel of an investment manager focused on real estate and mortgage finance. She also advised clients on fund formation matters while at other law firms and has supported attorneys in both legal and business matters in her role as a knowledge management attorney specializing in fund formation and project management.


University of Pennsylvania, BA, magna cum laude

Boston University School of Law, JD


  • New York