Lauren Aguiar, elected to the Board of Covenant House in 2012, is a litigation partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. She represents U.S and international clients in a broad range of complex civil litigation matters in both federal and state court, including intellectual property disputes, breach of contract and fiduciary duty litigation, joint venture and partnership disputes, and shareholder class actions. Throughout her career, she has been involved in numerous high profile trials across the country. Ms. Aguiar serves on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, and also is the Chairperson of the Skadden Foundation. Lauren lives in Harlem with her son Mason.