Lauren Rayner Davis

Lauren Rayner Davis is an associate in Peckar & Abramson’s Labor and Employment Practice. She represents employers on a wide range of labor and employment issues such as labor contract administration, collective bargaining agreement negotiations, unfair labor practices, discrimination, harassment, terminations, layoffs, reasonable accommodations, investigations, application of state and federal family and medical leave acts, interpretation of wage and hour laws, defense of Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) and Directors & Officers (D&O) claims, and provides day-to-day advice on related legal issues.

Lauren Rayner Davis



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“No matter the issue at hand, Peckar & Abramson handles every matter with diligence, practicality, and efficiency.”


Lauren practices before New York and New Jersey State Courts as well as Federal and State Agencies, including the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the New York State Division of Human Rights and the New Jersey State Division on Civil Rights. She is also certified as a New Jersey court-trained mediator.

Prior to joining Peckar & Abramson as an associate, Lauren was a judicial law clerk in the Civil and Appellate Divisions of the New Jersey Superior Court and a judicial intern in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Lauren’s unique experience at both the trial and appellate levels established a solid foundation for her practice. Over the course of her clerkships, Lauren assessed the legal viability of multiple issues in the employment litigation context, including matters involving wrongful termination, disability, gender, and ethnic discrimination, hostile work environment, sexual harassment, retaliation, trade secrets misappropriation, employee raiding, and whistleblower complaints.

Lauren earned her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, where she served on the executive editorial board of the Brooklyn Law Review, and her B.A, cum laude, from the University of Southern California.




State of New Jersey

State of New York

District of Columbia

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey


New Jersey State Bar Association

New York City Bar Association

Education and Courses

University of Southern California, B.A., cum laude

Brooklyn Law School, J.D.

Awards and Recognitions

Hoffman Memorial Prize for Excellence in Corporate Law

Publications & Presentations

“Impacts of Marijuana in Construction,” Associated General Contractors (AGC) New York State, June 2021 (Speaker)

“How the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act of 2021 Is Likely to Affect Employers Across All Industries,” P&A Client Alert, May 2021 (Co-Author)

“New York State Requires Employers to Provide Paid Leave for Employees to Receive COVID-19 Vaccines,” P&A Client Alert, March 2021 (Co-Author)

“New Jersey Department of Labor Issues Guidance on Employer-Mandated COVID-19 Vaccinations,” P&A Client Alert, November 2020 (Co-Author)

“Reporting Incidents of Work-Related COVID-19 Fatalities and Hospitalizations,” P&A Client Alert, November 2020 (Co-Author)

“The Adoption of a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy in the Workplace,” P&A Client Alert, November 2020 (Co-Author)

"Essential Employees Who Contract COVID-19 May Be Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits: What New Jersey Employers Need to Know," P&A Client Alert, October 2020 (Co-Author)

“A Call for Nationwide Consistency on Noncompetes,” Law360, 2018 (Co-Author)

“Secrecy for the Sake of It: The Defend Trade Secrets Act,” 83 Brook. L. Rev. 359, 2017