|Education:||B.A., Harvard University|
J.D., Yale Law School
M.Phil., University of Oxford
Lauren Baer was the 2018 Democratic nominee for the U.S. House for Florida's 18th Congressional District, but lost to incumbent Brian Mast in the general election.
Baer earned a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University, a Juris Doctor from Yale Law School and a Master of Philosophy from the University of Oxford.
Baer works as a consultant for Albright Stonebridge Group, the global strategy firm founded by former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. She previously served as an official in the Obama Administration from 2011-2017, acting as a senior advisor to secretaries of state Hillary Clinton and John Kerry, and to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power. Earlier in her career, Lauren was a litigator whose practice focused on international disputes and federal appeals.