Lauren Paxton Roberts

Lauren is a Member in the firm's Nashville and Franklin offices 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 News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

Sophisticated Buyer Beware: Updates to the Economic Loss Rule in Tennessee

Information You Need on the COVID-19 Coronavirus

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

Presenter, Rossdale CLE, June 18, 2014

Wrongful Foreclosure: Acting Offensively May Short-Circuit the Need for a Defense

Recent Assignments
Bar Admissions
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
Firm Leadership

Office of General Counsel

SWIFT (Stites Women Investing in Our Future Together) Committee, Chair (2015-16)

Nashville Office Recruiting Committee, Former Member

American Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Nashville Bar Foundation, Fellow
Virginia Bar Association
Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow
Lawyers Association for Women - Nashville
Community Involvement

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

More Than Stites & Harbison

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 (2020-22)

Mid-South Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (2014-20)


. . . smart, capable lawyer . . .

- Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review (2012)

. . . attorney of the highest capability and ethical standards.

- Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review (2012)
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