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Gawthrop Greenwood litigator Lauren A. Nehra has been elected Secretary/Treasurer of the Chester County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers’ Division. The organization promotes and preserves the interests of young members by encouraging professional development through educational and service programs.
“We are so excited to see Lauren elected to this role within our Young Lawyers’ Division. Gawthrop Greenwood has always been a large supporter of the organized bar, and it is wonderful to witness their next generation following along in the footsteps of the associates and partners who came before,” said Matt Holliday, Executive Director of the Chester County Bar Association.
Nehra practices in Gawthrop Greenwood’s Litigation Department, in matters including contract disputes, landlord/tenant cases, personal injury and Orphans’ Court.
Nehra joined Gawthrop Greenwood in June 2021, after working in private practice at a civil litigation law firm where she focused on civil rights defense, employment law and general civil litigation. Prior to that, Nehra clerked with the Delaware Attorney General’s Office, where she worked in both the Criminal and Family Divisions and represented the state at misdemeanor hearings in the Court of Common Pleas, and worked as a paralegal and then law clerk for a civil defense firm in Wilmington, DE.
Originally from the Lehigh Valley, Nehra moved to the West Chester area while earning her Bachelor of Science in criminal justice from West Chester University, where she graduated summa cum laude, was president of the Pre-Law Society and served on the University’s Judicial Board. Nehra earned her law degree from Widener University Delaware Law School, magna cum laude, as a recipient of the George B. Lindsay Foundation Award for significant achievement in legal research and writing.
Nehra is a member of the Chester County Bar Association and Pennsylvania Bar Association. She is active in the community and enjoys volunteering with her church and the local JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) chapter.