Lauren Ceckowski is an attorney in the litigation practice of Jackson Walker’s Dallas office. She was a summer associate at the Firm in 2019.
Lauren previously served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Jane J. Boyle in the Northern District of Texas. Prior to law school, she completed a study abroad program through the KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm Summer Arctic Program to explore issues related to human settlement and exploration, effects of climate change, resource extraction, environmental conservation, historical and industrial heritage management, and international governance in the Arctic region.
While at the University of Illinois College of Law, Lauren worked for the Illinois Innocence Project to review and evaluate cases of actual innocence and assisted in the fact investigation and legal pursuit of those claims. She was also a teaching assistant for the Criminal Procedure course.
B.S., with distinction, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
J.D., magna cum laude, University of Illinois College of Law
- The Elder Law Journal, Associate Editor
- Partnered with the Buried Alive Project to successfully vacate a mandatory life without parole sentence for a third felony drug conviction.
Co-Author, “Student Snapchat Decision May Hint at SCOTUS Social Media Rulings,” Bloomberg Law (May 2021)
April 21, 2022Newsletters
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November 9, 2021Client Results
In partnership with the Buried Alive Project, a national nonprofit launched to help free prisoners sentenced to life without parole for nonviolent drug offenses, Jackson Walker sought a reduction in the life sentence of Robert Dale Gray, who received a mandatory life sentence without parole in 1997 for a third felony drug conviction.
June 1, 2021Newsletters
Texas Outlaws TV Crews at the Intersection of Free Speech and Public Policy; Student Snapchat Decision May Hint at SCOTUS Social Media Rulings; Winners & Losers: Still Awaiting the New Normal; Jackson Walker Named Among Top Firms Nationwide for First Amendment Litigation; Texas Supreme Court Upholds Appellate Win for Media on Sealing of Evidence in $740 Million Trade Secret Dispute; Jackson Walker Helps Family Launch Comic Book Brand
May 14, 2021Insights
In an article published by Bloomberg Law, James Carlos McFall, Eric Wong, and Lauren Ceckowski discussed the U.S. Supreme Court’s impending ruling in Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L. The free speech case involves a cheerleader’s Snapchat post and may provide insight on how the Court will rule on future social media cases.