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Lauren B. Houseknecht


Ms. Houseknecht’s practice is centered on the defense of hospitals, physicians, nurses, and long-term care and assisted-living facilities in professional liability cases.  In addition to professional liability litigation, she has experience in products liability cases and has defended trucking companies, insurance carriers, insureds, and businesses in injury-related lawsuits.

Honors and Awards

  • Named to the Best Lawyers Ones-to-Watch list for 2021.  Chosen by the same process used to determine inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, attorneys added to the Ones-to-Watch list are young attorneys who are exhibiting outstanding professional excellence early in their careers.


  • J.D., magna cum laude, 2011, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
    University of Alabama School of Law Academic Scholarship
    Junior and Senior Editor, Alabama Law Review
    Hugo L. Black Scholar Award Recipient
    Best Paper, Equitable and Extraordinary Remedies
    Best Paper, Patents
    Lanier Ford Shaver & Payne Patents Award, 2011
    John A. Campbell Moot Court Board
    John A. Campbell Moot Court Competition Quarterfinalist
    Bruce B. Siegal Intellectual Property Moot Court Competition Team
  • B.A., magna cum laude, 2008, Auburn University, Alabama, AL
    Auburn University Presidential Scholarship
    Auburn University Freshman Academic Scholarship
    Auburn University Valedictorian Scholarship
    Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
    Auburn University Honors College

Bar Admissions

Alabama, 2011

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • All Alabama state courts


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