Attorney Lauren A. Nehra Elected Secretary – Treasurer of Chester County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers’ Division
Gawthrop Greenwood litigator Lauren A. Nehra has been elected Secretary/Treasurer of the Chester County Bar…
Nehra joined Gawthrop Greenwood after clerking 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 launched her career in private practice at a civil litigation law firm focusing on civil rights defense, employment law and general civil litigation.
Originally from the Lehigh Valley, Lauren 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.
“Lauren is a gifted communicator in the courtroom, as well as one-on-one with clients as she supports them through the judicial process. We’re pleased to welcome Lauren aboard,” says Patrick M. McKenna, chair of the management committee at Gawthrop Greenwood, PC.
Nehra is a member of the Chester County Bar Association and Pennsylvania Bar Association. She has mentored in Wilmington schools with Big Brothers, Big Sisters.