B.A., Hope College
M.M.A., University of Rhode Island
J.D., Roger Williams University
Captain Lauren Beagen is a seasoned maritime industry expert and licensed maritime attorney. Ms. Beagen is the founder of Squall Strategies, LLC (a legal/maritime consulting firm) and The Maritime Professor™, LLC (an e-learning/educational platform). She has extensive experience in oceanborne commerce and maritime law, with specific emphasis on federal regulatory issues, maritime transportation, supply chain management, international antitrust law, and port and terminal operations. Notable appointments include work in the federal government as Attorney-Advisor (International Affairs) in the Office of the General Counsel at the Federal Maritime Commission and work at a public port authority as Maritime Project Manager for the Port of Boston at the Massachusetts Port Authority. Ms. Beagen received a BA in International Political Science and International Studies from Hope College, a Master of Marine Affairs degree from the University of Rhode Island, and a Juris Doctorate from Roger Williams University School of Law. She is an avid sailor and recreational fisherman and holds a US Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Credential (50 ton) for Great Lakes and Inland Waters.