Lauren D. McDonald; California IP and Cannabis attorney; owner of Lumenite Law

Lauren D. McDonald

Lauren has experience in entertainment and business, including Universal Music Group, international recording artists, and emmy-nominated production companies. In addition to entertainment, she advises startups and blockchain companies.

She is a diligent, passionate, fierce advocate committed to helping clients protect their rights and realize their goals.  


In 2017, Lauren was admitted to the California State Bar and promptly founded Lumenite. She is a member of the Intellectual Property section of the California Lawyer’s Association.

In her spare time, Lauren enjoys hiking and live music.


Education: ​

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles

    • Juris Doctor, May 2017​

  • Univer​sity of California, Riverside

    • B.A., Film and Visual Culture, June 2010​


Law Review:

  • Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review

    • Staff Editor, 2015-2016