LAUREN GUERDAT is an associate in Sidley’s Palo Alto office and is a member of the firm’s M&A practice. Lauren earned her J.D., cum laude, from the University of California, Hastings College of Law where she was a member of the Hastings Law Journal. She graduated with a M.A. in International Relations and Economic Development from New York University and with a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Davis.