Lauren Medeiros Forster

Associate

Boston, MA
D: 617.345.3389
Overview
Bar Admissions

Massachusetts

Rhode Island

Education

J.D., magna cum laude, Suffolk University Law School

B.A., Assumption College

Lauren Medeiros Forster is an associate in the firm’s Corporate department. Her practice focuses on commercial contracts, mergers & acquisitions, finance, securities, lending, and private equity matters. Lauren applies her skillset in these various practice areas to assist clients in a wide range of industries including cannabis, banking, information technology, life sciences, distribution, and transportation. She has represented clients on both the buy and sell side of complex corporate transactions such as capital raises, equity and debt financing, stock purchases, and asset sales. Lauren has also assisted in providing guidance to private and public companies on matters relating to corporate governance, equity compensation, and securities law compliance and disclosure.

Lauren received her J.D. degree from Suffolk Law School, with a concentration in Business Law and Financial Services. Prior to joining Burns & Levinson LLP, Lauren was an associate in the Investment Management group of Ropes & Gray LLP where she focused on securities law filings and compliance. She also assisted with drafting, reviewing and negotiating corporate contracts and formation and dissolution matters for nonprofit organizations. Lauren began her career as a law clerk for the Honorable Joseph A. Trainor of the Massachusetts Appeals Court.

Experience

Experience

• Represented a healthcare data solutions and marketing company in a $90 million strategic acquisition with an international competitor headquartered in the United States.

• Represented an emerging cannabis operator in a $35 million capital raise

• Represented a privately held podcast studio/production company in an equity sale to a public broadcasting and radio network platform company.

• Represented a venture capital fund in a Series A financing of a data software company

• Represented a vertically integrated cannabis operator in a $40 million equity and debt financing

Memberships

Memberships

Boston Bar Association

Rhode Island Bar Association

Women's Bar Association

Community Involvement

Community Involvement

Lauren believes in the importance of community involvement and enjoys volunteering to provide legal services to women at Rosie's Place, a homeless shelter in Boston.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

“Women of Business Law,” Panelist, Suffolk University Law School Business Law Association, September 2019

Resources
Lauren Medeiros Forster
Practices
  • Cannabis Banking
  • Cannabis Restructuring
  • Securities & Capital Markets
  • Business, Finance & Transactions
  • Cannabis Business & Law Advisory
  • Middle-Market M&A and Private Equity
Education

J.D., magna cum laude, Suffolk University Law School

B.A., Assumption College

Admissions

Massachusetts

Rhode Island

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