Lauren Elia counsels and represents insurance carriers in coverage disputes arising under multiple lines of insurance, including commercial general liability, commercial property, and financial lines. Prior to joining the firm, Lauren worked as a claim examiner for a major domestic insurer where she was responsible for the strategic management of long-tail asbestos, lead paint, sexual molestation, sports related, and other toxic tort and bodily injury claims. In that role, Lauren performed coverage analyses, worked with outside counsel, participated in numerous mediations and court settlement conferences, and monitored trials.
Lauren earned her law degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law. During law school, she served as a research assistant for Professor Thomas Baker, founder of Insurance Law Analytics, tracking the COVID-19 insurance litigation in federal and state courts. Lauren also served as the Managing Editor of the Connecticut Insurance Law Journal and distinguished herself academically by earning CALI awards for excellence in four courses. Prior to earning her law degree, Lauren earned her MBA, with a Finance concentration.