Doughty, Lauren

Lauren Doughty

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Lauren Doughty is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She has extensive experience in estate planning, probate, trust and estate law, asset protection, transfer taxation and philanthropic planning. She works with clients to implement sophisticated estate planning and asset protection planning techniques, including family limited partnerships, intentionally defective grantor trusts, grantor-retained annuity trusts and private foundations.

Lauren Doughty is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She has extensive experience in estate planning, probate, trust and estate law, asset protection, transfer taxation and philanthropic planning. She works with clients to implement sophisticated estate planning and asset protection planning techniques, including family limited partnerships, intentionally defective grantor trusts, grantor-retained annuity trusts and private foundations.

Lauren also has extensive experience in the nonprofit sector and regularly advises clients on entity formation, governance, compliance and tax matters for charitable 501(c)(3) organizations.

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Education
  • J.D.,

    with honors

    , The University of Texas School of Law, 2006
    Dean’s Achievement Award in Wills & Estates, 2006
    Phi Delta Phi
  • B.A., Political Science and Psychology,

    magna cum laude

    , Rice University, 2003

    Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions
  • Texas, 2006
Board Certifications
    • Estate Planning and Probate by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Professional Affiliations
    • Member, Houston Estate and Financial Forum
    • Member, Houston Bar Association
    • Member, Houston Business and Estate Planning Council
Awards & Recognitions
    • Named, The Best Lawyers in America®, Trusts and Estates (2021)
    • Named, Super Lawyers® Texas Rising Star, Estate Planning & Probate (2012-2020)
    • Named, Top 50 Women Lawyers, National Diversity Council (2019)