Delaware Today has named Gawthrop Greenwood to its esteemed "Faces of Delaware 2024" listing for…
Gawthrop Greenwood attorney Lauren A. Nehra has been admitted to the Delaware Bar and is now licensed to practice in the First State. Nehra is a member of Gawthrop Greenwood’s Litigation Department and specializes in several litigation areas, including matters involving contract disputes, landlord/tenant, guardianships and breaches of fiduciary duties.
On January 25, 2023, Nehra was officially admitted during a ceremony at the Delaware Supreme Court located in Dover. She is one of six Gawthrop Greenwood attorneys practicing in Delaware. The 119-year-old law firm opened an office in Greenville in 2013 to accommodate client demand in the New Castle County area, at the heart of Greenville’s business district at routes 52 and 141.
“Lauren’s career began at the Delaware Attorney General’s Office and a civil defense firm in Wilmington, so this is a particularly proud day for our law firm,” said attorney and partner Mary Ann Plankinton, chair of Gawthrop Greenwood’s Greater Wilmington office. “Clients appreciate Lauren’s dedication to protecting and advancing their interests while providing superior client service.”
Named a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2022, a designation given to only 2.5% of lawyers in a state, Nehra was also recognized as a Top Lawyer by Main Line Today in 2022. She 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. She also worked as a paralegal and then law clerk for a civil defense firm in Wilmington, DE.
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. She is a member of the Delaware State Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association and Chester County Bar Association. She volunteers with The Garage Youth Center in Kennett Square and is active in the local chapter of the JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation).