Lauren Valiente


Lauren joined the HCI Group, Inc. Board of Directors in 2021, following her participation in the Company’s Board Observer Program. She currently is Of Counsel with Foley & Lardner LLP.  

Lauren’s legal practice focuses on representing public companies and their officers and directors, audit firms and their partners, and other entities and individuals in investigations and proceedings involving the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Department of Justice (DOJ), Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and other government and non-government agencies in private litigation. She is experienced in defending public companies and their officers and directors in securities class actions and shareholder derivative litigation and in advising and conducting internal investigations for companies and their committees and directors.  

Lauren earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Science from Harvard University.