Lauren M. Johnson

Of Counsel
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Offices Columbus
Phone 614.464.5418
Fax 614.719.4818

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Lauren is of counsel in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the tax and probate group. Her practice is focused on state and local taxes, with an emphasis on real property tax valuation disputes and appeals. Lauren has represented clients across the country and in Ohio before numerous county boards of revision, the Ohio Board of Tax Appeals, Ohio Appellate Courts, and the Ohio Supreme Court.  Lauren also assists clients in real estate transactions, including helping with preparing real estate tax provisions utilized in underwriting, drafting real estate tax provisions in sale and lease agreements, and pursuing the resulting real property tax cases.

Lauren has implemented innovative service offerings, process improvements and ways to better incorporate data into real property valuation.  Lauren has worked to develop and improve Vorys’ proprietary software to track property assessments and manage active appeals across the country. 

Her notable accomplishments include:

Representing a large regional restaurant chain in a sale-lease back transaction and assisting in mitigating increases in real estate taxes across the portfolio.

Lauren received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Capital University Law School, where she was a member of the Order of the Curia. She received her B.S. from Miami University.

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