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  • Ohio, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2016


University of Cincinnati, J.D., 2011

Bowling Green State University, B.A. (Environmental Policy & Analysis; Political Science), 2007


Lauren M. DeGoricia currently practices in the areas of public law, environmental law and solid waste management.

Ms. DeGoricia, an associate, came to Eastman & Smith after serving as in-house counsel for publicly operated drinking water, wastewater and stormwater utilities in the Greater Cincinnati Area. She assisted these clients with litigation, transactions, consent decree compliance and general counsel, including matters related to lead service line replacement and sewer backup prevention and claims programs. Prior to working with utilities, Ms. DeGoricia served as a criminal prosecutor and gained extensive trial and appellate experience. She has argued cases before the Hamilton County Courts, First District Court of Appeals and the United States District Court - Southern District of Ohio.

Ms. DeGoricia holds a juris doctorate from the University of Cincinnati and a bachelor of arts in political science and environmental policy and analysis from Bowling Green State University. Before embarking on her legal career, Ms. DeGoricia worked for an international design, engineering and environmental consulting firm providing assistance with environmental remediation projects and related regulatory compliance. 

Ms. DeGoricia currently lives with her husband and two children in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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