Lauren E. Weber

Associate Buffalo
Lauren Weber

A proven litigator with success representing clients in all areas of tort litigation (including the defense of high-exposure personal injury matters), product liability and commercial litigation in both state and federal courts.

From the defense of high-exposure personal injury matters to real property tax exemption, assessment and eminent domain takings, Lauren is known for her strategic approach and providing clients with tenacious advocacy. As a seasoned litigator, Lauren works with her clients to resolve disputes efficiently, while ensuring their interests are protected and their objectives are advanced. When litigation is necessary, Lauren is a compelling and forceful advocate, with success representing clients through trial and appeals.

Lauren also holds an LL.M. in international business, corporate and financial law, giving her a unique perspective on the impact litigation can have on a business’ bottom line.

Lauren is highly experienced in matters involving:

  • Personal injury
  • Wrongful death
  • Malpractice actions
  • Negligence
  • Product liability
  • Commercial litigation
  • Contract disputes
  • Real property tax assessment and valuation
  • Eminent domain and condemnation
  • Appellate actions

Honors & Awards

  • Named to Upstate New York Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2022-2023

Education & Admissions

  • University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, J.D., 2014
  • University of Illinois Chicago, LL.M., 2016
  • Niagara University, B.A., cum laude, 2008
Admitted to Practice
  • New York
  • Illinois


Representative Matters
  • Secured a defense trial verdict for client in action demanding equitable relief.
  • Obtained summary judgment for a professional accused of malpractice, utilizing expert testimony and witnesses.
  • Obtained a summary judgment for a large health care employer in a vicarious liability action, successfully establishing that the employee tortfeasor was acting outside the scope of employment.
  • Negotiated on behalf of a major, local religious and charitable institution for real property tax exemption.

Activities & Professional Associations

Present Activities

  • Erie Cattaraugus Rail Trail, Inc., General Counsel, Board Member
  • Orchard Park Racial Equity Task Force, Member

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • New York State Assessors’ Association
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Women in Law Section
    • Young Lawyers Section
  • Vietnamese Lawyers Association