Lauren O. Newton

Legal Affairs Vice President and AAJ Revitalization Governor*

Lauren Newton began her legal career 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. Newton handles a wide array of cases, including car wrecks, workers’ compensation, premises liability, sexual assault, police misconduct, and medical malpractice cases.  

Newton graduated from Elon University and the University of North Carolina School of Law. She is an active member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice and serves as the North Carolina Revitalization Governor on the Board of Governors for the American Association for Justice. Newton is also an active member of the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys and the Charlotte Women’s Bar.