Lauren Hansson is an associate in the Entertainment, Technology and Advertising Practice Group in the firm's Century City office. 

Areas of Practice

Lauren’s practice encompasses all areas of entertainment law, with a primary focus on transactional matters related to film, television and digital media. She advises studios, production companies, independent producers, media companies and digital content creators on the creation and exploitation of motion pictures, documentaries and television series.

Prior to joining Sheppard Mullin, Lauren provided business and legal affairs expertise to preeminent independent film production, finance, and distribution companies, where she frequently acted as production counsel and also handled matters related to development and post-production.

During law school, Lauren studied media, entertainment and technology law and policy. She also supplemented her coursework with internships at Warner Bros., Fox and multiple boutique law firms.

As an undergraduate student, Lauren competed on the track & field team and earned Division I First Team All-American honors in the 4x400 meter relay.

In her free time, she enjoys yoga, reading both fiction and non-fiction, listening to podcasts, walks with her dogs, and cooking.


J.D., University of California Los Angeles School of Law, 2018

B.A., Duke University, 2015

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