Lauren I. Freidenberg

Lauren I. Freidenberg is an associate attorney at Iredale and Yoo, APC.  Lauren primarily focuses her attention on civil and civil rights litigation.  Lauren’s cases include wrongful death, excessive force, and violations of the Fourth, Fifth, Eighth, and Fourteenth Amendments against state and federal law enforcement officers/agencies.

Prior to working at Iredale and Yoo, APC, Lauren was a Law Clerk at the Alternate Public Defender’s Office.  She also clerked at the University of San Diego School of Law’s Small Claims Clinic, which provides service to low-income residents throughout numerous San Diego communities.  Her activities in law school included Moot Court, Research Assistant, Asian Pacific American Law Student Association, and volunteer at the Pro Bono Legal Advocacy HIV/AIDS Clinic.  

Lauren is originally from Seattle, Washington.  In her spare time, she enjoys reading, running, and traveling.

Admitted to Practice

  • California State Court
  • United States District Court, Central District of California 
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California

Professional Memberships

  • American Constitution Society for Law and Policy, Executive Board Member for the San Diego Lawyer Chapter, Diversity Committee Chair
  • Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego, Member
  • San Diego Chapter National Lawyer Guild, Member
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Member


  • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D.  
    Lauren’s coursework concentrated on civil rights seminars, constitutional law and policy, criminal procedure, and international human rights.  
    She received the CALI Excellence award in the course “Work, Welfare, and Justice.”
  • University of California, San Diego, B.A., B.A.
    Lauren double majored in Political Science-Comparative Politics and Human Development.
    While at UCSD, she was a member and Captain of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Team, member of the Political National Honor’s Society Pi Sigma Delta, and received numerous accolades for outstanding academic achievement.