Lauren works closely with clients to develop comprehensive estate planning strategies, including wills, trusts, durable powers of attorney, health care directives and tax planning. She also handles estate administrations and guardianships and creates and transitions small businesses and nonprofit entities. She particularly enjoys working with clients on charitable giving strategies and assisting nonprofit entities with all stages of growth.

Before Fox Rothschild

Lauren was an associate at Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP, which combined with Fox Rothschild in 2018.

While in law school, she served as articles editor of the Duke Forum for Law and Social Change.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Lauren is a member of the Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. She also participates in drafting new legislation relating to trusts and estates issues on the NCBA’s Estate Planning Legislative Committee.

Lauren serves as a trustee of the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation. She is a sustaining member and past board member of the Junior League of Wilmington. She is also a member of the United Way of the Cape Fear Area Council on Philanthropy and of the Pine Valley United Methodist Church.

Outside of the office, Lauren enjoys spending time on the water, including sailboat racing, boating and fishing.

Honors & Awards

  • Leadership Wilmington, Wilmington Chamber Foundation (2016)