Carlton Fields Lawyer Lauren Fenton-Valdivia Joins Pace Center for Girls Hillsborough as Board of Directors

TAMPA, FL – Pace Center for Girls Hillsborough has selected Lauren Fenton-Valdivia to serve on its Board of Directors.

“The best way to promote women is to start first advocating for and promoting girls,” said Fenton-Valdivia. “As someone who has benefitted from mentorship and sponsorship that has contributed to my current career success, I believes it is my obligation to pay that forward for others.”

A shareholder in Carlton Fields’ Business Litigation practice, Fenton-Valdivia represents corporate clients in state and federal court. She handles complex litigation including commercial disputes, employment litigation, healthcare litigation, professional liability, and environmental matters, and handles large scale, multi-district class actions. As a complement to her litigation practice, she also counsels corporate clients on employment and regulatory matters.

Founded in 1998, Pace Center for Girls Hillsborough has served thousands of girls throughout Hillsborough County by way of their academic and mental health programs. They partner with a variety of community agencies to provide their girls with a multitude of community resources to best meet their development and social service needs.

About Carlton Fields

Carlton Fields has more than 330 attorneys and government and financial services consultants serving clients from offices in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, New York, and Washington, D.C. The firm is known for its national litigation practice, including class action defense, trial practice, white-collar representation, and high-stakes appeals; its insurance practice, including life and financial lines, property and casualty, reinsurance, and title insurance; its regulatory practice; and its handling of sophisticated business transactions and corporate counseling for domestic and international clients.