Lauren B. McMillen is a member of the firm's Bloomfield Hills office who practices primarily in the area of insurance coverage law. 

A partner in the firm's Bloomfield Hills office, Ms. McMillen represents several major property and casualty insurance companies in numerous coverage cases throughout the Midwest. Her coverage work includes handling a variety of issues, including environmental contamination, construction defect and high-exposure product liability claims.

Representative Client List

  • Defended insurer in coverage litigation and settlement negotiations involving environmental contamination at 13 separate sites located throughout the nation 
  • Defended insurers in coverage litigation involving a class action claim of bodily injury stemming from environmental contamination in Indiana  
  • Filed declaratory judgment action on behalf of insurer with respect to a manufacturing defect claim that placed over nine million policy limits at risk
  • Provides coverage opinions and recommendations to insurers on a wide range of topics, including coverage for advertising injury claims, trademark infringement, vandalism, mold, pollution, defective products, automobile injuries and collisions, premises liability claims and construction defect claims

Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • State Bar of Indiana
  • State Bar of Illinois
  • DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association 

Areas of Practice



  • Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., 2007
  • Michigan State University, James Madison College, B.A., 2004


  • Michigan, 2007
  • Indiana, 2008
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2008
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa, 2008
  • Illinois, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, 2010


Honors & Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers in America® for Insurance Law, 2021 -2022
  • Michigan Rising Star in Insurance Coverage, Michigan Super Lawyers, a Thompson Reuters publication, 2012 - 2017
  • Book Award for Torts
  • Merit Based Scholarships


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