Lauren J. Rucinski

Lauren J. Rucinski

Kean Miller LLP
  • Environmental Law
  • Louisiana, United States Patent and Trademark Office
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Lauren Rucinski is an associate in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. She joined the firm in 2016 and practices in the environmental law and intellectual property group.

Lauren helps clients understand which environmental regulations apply to new facilities and processes. Her practice focuses on permitting, compliance, litigation and transactional issues, as well as rulemaking efforts at both the state and federal level. She advises a wide range of clients including petrochemical facilities, oil refineries, natural gas terminals, glass manufacturers, and commodity processing plants.

Lauren helps clients protect and maximize the value of their businesses' intellectual property by advising them on all aspects of patent, trade secret, copyright, trademark, and unfair competition law. She is a registered Patent Attorney who concentrated her practice on patent prosecution, opinions, licensing and counseling services. Her work spans a wide range of technical areas, including mechanical inventions, computer software, construction materials, and compositions of matter.

Lauren combines her legal experience with her background in Aerospace Engineering and Ocean Engineering to further the Intellectual Property interests of her clients. She is licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Lauren earned her B.S. in Aerospace Engineering and Ocean Engineering with a minor in Green Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 2013. She earned her J.D./D.C.L., magna cum laude, from the LSU Law Center in 2016, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif, the Louisiana Law Review, and the Civil Mediation Clinic. Lauren also served as the President of the Public Interest Law Society and received the Louisiana State Bar Association's 2016 Law Student Pro Bono Award.

Practice Area
  • Environmental Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
United States Patent and Trademark Office
5th Circuit
United States Federal Court for the Eastern, Western and Middle Districts of Louisiana
  • English
Professional Experience
Kean Miller LLP
- Current
Law Clerk 2014-2015
Summer Associate
Vinson & Elkins
Judicial Intern for Justice Harvey Brown
Texas First Court of Appeals
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
J.D./D.C.L. (2016)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
B.S. (2013)
Professional Associations
Louisiana State Bar Association
Baton Rouge Bar Association
Louisiana Air & Waste Management Association
Speaking Engagements
Pipeline Permitting and Litigation Roundup, Kean Miller Environmental CLE, Houston, Texas, September 14, 2018
Registered Patent Attorney
Social Media
Contact & Map
Kean Miller LLP
Baton Rouge, Downtown
400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Telephone: (225) 382-4623
Fax: (225) 388-9133