Lauren Handel

Lauren Handel

Principal Attorney

Handel Food Law LLC

Lauren Handel is the principal attorney at Handel Food Law LLC, a law firm focused exclusively on food, farming, and alcoholic beverage businesses. Her practice includes regulatory compliance, commercial contracts, intellectual property, and litigation.

Before beginning her own firm, Lauren was a partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP. Over the course of her 20-year legal career, Lauren has counseled and represented companies ranging from single-owner start-ups to Fortune 50 multinationals.

Lauren earned her JD from Georgetown University Law Center and an LL.M. in Agricultural and Food Law at the University of Arkansas School of Law. She is based in northern New Jersey and admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey, Maryland, the US Supreme Court, and the US District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey.