Education

University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, J.D., 2009

Elon University, Elon, North Carolina, B.A., 2005

Bar & Court Admissions

North Carolina, 2009

U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 2009

U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 2009

South Carolina, 2015

Awards & Honors

Selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list, 2016-2021

Gressman-Pollitt Award for Oral Advocacy, 2008

Chief Justice of Holderness Moot Court, 2008-2009

Moot Court Negotiation Team, 2007-2009

Civil Rights Moot Court Team, 2007-2009

Order of the Barristers, 2009

Associations

National Associations

  • American Association for Justice
    • Revitalization Board Member, 2014-present
    • Leaders Forum, member since 2011
    • Membership Oversight Committee, 2019-present
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, 2006-present

Regional & State Associations

Local Associations

  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association, 2009 - present
  • Charlotte Women’s Bar of the NCAWA
    • Treasurer, 2014

Lauren O. Newton

Lauren O. Newton has been fighting on behalf of the injured for more than 12 years. Right out of law school, Lauren worked as a defense attorney representing employers and insurance companies. This background as a defense attorney gives her special insight during negotiations with insurance companies and while fighting for her injured clients. Lauren handles a wide array of cases, including car wrecks, workers’ compensation, premises liability, sexual assault, police misconduct, and medical malpractice cases.

Lauren is a fierce advocate for her clients and is not afraid of a fight. In addition to success for her clients in jury trials, she has had success at the North Carolina Court of Appeals for two workers’ compensation clients in Myers v. Ben Mynatt Chevrolet Cadillac and Campbell v. Garda USA, Inc.

Lauren graduated from Elon University and worked as a political consultant prior to law school. Lauren graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Law and is licensed to practice law in both North and South Carolina. In addition, Lauren is an active member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice in which she currently serves on the Board of Governors. Lauren is also the founder and former President of the NCAJ Women’s Caucus and serves as the North Carolina Revitalization Governor on the Board of Governors for the American Association for Justice. Lauren is also an active member of the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys and has previously served as that organization’s Nominations Chair in addition to serving as the Secretary for the local Charlotte Women’s Bar.

Lauren is a proud wife and mother who enjoys spending her time reading, trying new foods, running, and doing Crossfit.

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