Lauren is a Member in the firm's Nashville office where she concentrates her practice in the areas of business and commercial litigation, with a focus on financial services and professional malpractice. She is a member of the Business Litigation and the Torts & Insurance Practice groups.
Recent Developments - Mortgage Servicing Litigation
Presenter, Conference on Consumer Finance Law, Annual Consumer Financial Services Conference, November 2, 2017
A Focus on TILA/RESPA: Benchmarking Your Recent TRID Compliance and Implementation Efforts, Areas of Concern and Ambiguity Within the New Rule; Plus a Review of RESPA and TILA's Other Provisions and Recent Case Law
Presenter, American Conference Institute Forum on Residential Mortgage Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement, September 17, 2015
Trying the Winning Foreclosure Case
Office of General Counsel
SWIFT (Stites Women Investing in Our Future Together) Committee, Chair (2015-16)
Nashville Office Recruiting Committee, Former Member
Williamson County CASA, Board Member
Nashville Bar Association, Young Lawyer's Division, President (2016-17)
Young Leaders Council, Class 53
Junior League of Nashville, former member
Nashville Chapter of Washington and Lee University Alumni Association, former Board Member
Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law, Class of 2014
Lauren joined the firm after clerking for Judge Herbert C. Gill, Jr., of the Twelfth Circuit of Virginia, 2005 to 2006. Outside of the firm, Lauren serves as the President-Elect for the Nashville Bar Association Young Lawyer's Division, and is a Board Member for the Nashville Chapter of the Washington & Lee University Alumni Association. Lauren was previously a board member for the Nashville Pro Bono Program, and served as an intern on the board of the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands. She is a member of the Belmont Inn of Court and serves on the Mentoring Committee for the Lawyers Association for Women (LAW).
Lauren is married, with two young daughters.
Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated
Best Lawyers in America®, Litigation - Banking & Finance (2020)
Mid-South Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (2014-19)
. . . smart, capable lawyer . . .
. . . attorney of the highest capability and ethical standards.
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NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Nashville Bar Foundation recently named Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Lauren Paxton Roberts as a Fellow.
The Tennessee Supreme Court, in an opinion published February 26, 2020, upheld Tennessee’s statutory cap on noneconomic damages in civil cases, codified at Tenn. Code Ann. § 29-39-102, which generally limits noneconomic damages, including pain and suffering, permanent injury, and loss of enjoyment of life, to $750,000.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 has recognized 75 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys as selected by their peers in 49 areas of practice. Forty-three of those attorneys selected have been honored for 10 consecutive years or more.