Lauren Drake, Partner , Milbank LLP
Ms. Drake’s practice focuses on intellectual property and patent litigation, including patent post-grant proceedings. She has extensive experience representing clients in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Ms. Drake is admitted to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office.
Lauren Drake was named to Benchmark Litigation’s 2020 “40 and Under Hot List”, which honors the achievements of the nation’s most accomplished litigators under 40. In 2020, Lauren Drake was shortlisted for Euromoney’s Women in Business Law Awards for “Best in Intellectual Property”. In 2019, Ms. Drake was recognized as “one of the top intellectual property attorneys under the age of 40” by Law360 as part of its annual “Rising Stars” series. She was also named to the Southern California Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers in 2018 – 2021.
Ms. Drake received a J.D., summa cum laude, from Loyola Law School, where she was a Sayre Macneil Scholar, a Member of the Order of the Coif and in the Thomas More Law Honor Society. She received her B.S., with high honors, in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of California, Santa Barbara.