Lauren R. Jackson is a Labor & Employment associate with McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP, in their Newark office. She is a graduate of Howard University School of Law where she served as President of the Student Bar Association and member of the Huver I. Brown Trial Advocacy Team. Throughout law school, she interned with the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Additionally, she served as a judicial intern for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the District Court for the District of Columbia. Lauren’s also served as a Student Attorney with the now named Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Clinic at Howard University. As a Student Attorney, she presented oral argument before the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Prior to joining her firm, Lauren clerked for Judge Magali M. Francois, J.S.C. of the New Jersey Superior Court, Family Division. Additionally, Lauren is the Founder and Program Director of Instilling My Ability to Naturally Embrace Excellence, Inc. (IMANEE), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the empowerment and elevation of middle school girls throughout New York and New Jersey. She has received various recognition for her community and advocacy work such as the EmbraceHER DC “My Sister’s Keeper” Award and the Olender Foundation Earl H. Davis advocacy award. She also received the Dean’s Leadership Award from Howard University School of Law. Lauren is a 2016 Ms. JD Fellow and 2015 Lawyers of Color Fellow.
Lauren holds a Master’s in Public Administration and a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from Seton Hall University. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Epsilon Sigma Iota Legal Sorority.