Member

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
Tennessee
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
Virginia
Firm Leadership

Office of General Counsel, Member

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

Nashville Office Recruiting Committee, Former Member

Memberships
American Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Nashville Bar Foundation, Fellow
Virginia Bar Association
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

Education
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.

Accolades

Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

Best Lawyers in America®, Litigation - Banking & Finance (2020-22)

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

Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow

Testimonials

. . . 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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Press Releases

Lauren Paxton Roberts Named as Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Litigation Counsel of America (LCA) has named Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Lauren Paxton Roberts as a Fellow.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC November 08, 2021
Press Releases

Stites & Harbison, PLLC Lawyers Named to 2022 Best Lawyers® Publications

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 93 lawyers are included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Additionally, 11 attorneys are named as “Lawyer of the Year” and 14 attorneys are recognized in “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch,” which recognizes attorneys early in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC September 01, 2021
Client Alerts

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

Discussion has re-emerged in Tennessee regarding the economic loss rule, a judicially-created remedy that precludes contracting parties from pursuing tort remedies for purely economic losses arising out of a contractual relationship. On August 2, 2021, the Tennessee Supreme Court issued an opinion, addressing an issue of first impression in Tennessee—whether fraud is an exception to the economic loss rule.

by Lauren Paxton Roberts and Alisa Micu August 09, 2021
Press Releases

Ten Stites & Harbison Attorneys Honored by 2020 Mid-South Super Lawyers

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The 2020 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers recently honored 10 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC December 02, 2020
Press Releases

Stites & Harbison, PLLC Lawyers Named to 2021 Best Lawyers® Publications

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 82 lawyers are included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC August 20, 2020
Press Releases

Lauren Paxton Roberts honored as Nashville Bar Foundation Fellow

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Nashville Bar Foundation recently named Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Lauren Paxton Roberts as a Fellow.

by Lauren Paxton Roberts April 27, 2020
Client Alerts

Tennessee Supreme Court Upholds $750,000 Statutory Cap on Non-Economic Damages in Civil Cases

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.

by Lauren Paxton Roberts March 04, 2020
Client Alerts

Information You Need on the COVID-19 Coronavirus

Stites & Harbison has assembled a Coronavirus Response Team which consists of a cross-disciplinary task force of attorneys and critical staff members to ensure our firm remains “On the Job” for you. Updated 02/04/21

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC February 04, 2020