Lauren O. Lawhorn

Lauren O. Lawhorn: Attorney with Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC

Biography

Lauren O. Lawhorn joined the Brunini Firm in 2011 and is a Member in one of the Firm’s litigation departments. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance cum laude from the University of Georgia in 2008. Lauren received her J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law, graduating magna cum laude.

While in law school, she served on the Executive Editorial Board as the Mississippi Articles Editor for the Mississippi Law Journal. Lauren was also a member of the Moot Court Board, earning the Best Lawyer Award during the membership trial competition, making the semi-finals in the Steen Reynolds trial competition, and serving on the American Association for Justice national trial team. She received the Outstanding Student Award in Contracts and Family Law.

News

•U.S. Court of Appeals Reverses Course Concerning Title VII Protection of LGBTQ+ Rights
•Recent Federal Court Ruling Indicates Coverage for LGBTQ-Related Conditions Under the Americans with Disabilities Act
•Contradictory Federal Court Opinions LGBT Rights in the Workplace Sets Stage for Landmark Supreme Court Showdown
•Carmody, Singley, Cirilli, and Lawhorn Win Defense Verdict for Peco Foods, Inc.
•BREAKING - U.S. FEDERAL JUDGE ISSUES NATIONWIDE ORDER TEMPORARILY BLOCKING DEPARTMENT OF LABOR’S PROPOSED OVERTIME RULE CHANGE
•“Paid Sick Leave” for Employees of Certain Federal Contractors & Subcontractors
•Get Ready - Changes to Mandatory EEO-1 Coming in 2017
•2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers
•New Version of Form I-9 Announced
•Over 20 States and 50 Business Groups File Suit Seeking to Block Enforcement of New Overtime Rule
•84 Days and Counting - Is Your Company Prepared for the New Overtime Rule?
•OSHA Delays Proposed Injury and Illness Reporting Rule
•Department of Labor Announces Increase in Wage & Hour Penalties for Employers
•Are You Ready?-(For Expanded Employee Overtime Eligibility)
•OSHA Releases Final/Updated Workplace Injury Reporting Rule
•U.S. EEOC Alters Key Investigation Procedures
•U.S. Department of Labor’s Final Overtime Rule Not Expected in 2nd Half of 2016
•Singley and Lawhorn Win Fifth Circuit Appeal for Eka Chemicals
•Kaufman, Carmody, and Lawhorn Win Supreme Appeal for Regions Insurance
•New NLRB Ruling Expands “Joint Employer” Standard
•New Legislation Proposes Sweeping Civil Rights Protections for LGBT Individuals
•U.S. EEOC Rules Workplace Discrimination Based on “Sexual Orientation” Already Illegal Under Federal Law
•Mississippi’s Newest Gun Law - and Its Impact on Businesses and Employers
•U.S. Department of Labor Issues New Guidance on “Employee vs. Independent Contractor” Misclassification
•UPDATE: U.S. Department of Labor Releases Proposed Rule to Expand Employee Overtime Eligibility
•U.S. EEOC To Take Aim At Corporate Wellness Programs
•United States Department of Labor’s OFCCP Final Rule Protecting Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination
•NLRB Issues Final Rule Altering Union Election Process
•U.S. Supreme Court Narrows the Definition of “Supervisor” Under Federal Discrimination Statutes
•U.S. Supreme Court Tightens Employees’ Retaliation Rights Under Federal Discrimination Statutes

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Labor and Employment
  • Personal Injury, Mass Torts, and Product Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
601.960.6850  Phone
601.960.6902  Fax
www.brunini.com
Mailing Address:
P.O. Drawer 119, Jackson, MS 39201
University Attended:
University of Georgia, B.A., cum laude, 2008
Law School Attended:
University of Mississippi, J.D., magna cum laude, 2011
Year of First Admission:
2011
Admission:
2011, United States District Courts of Mississippi; 2011, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; 2011, Mississippi
Memberships:

Community & Professional Activities

•Mississippi Bar
•Mississippi Bar, Young Lawyers Division
•Capital Area Bar Association
•Mississippi Women Lawyers Association

ISLN:
921843732

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