Lauren Dimitri, an associate in our Columbus office, is peer rated AV Preeminent with Martindale Hubbell. She is admitted to practice in both the state and federal courts of Georgia and Alabama. She received her bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of Georgia, graduating magna cum laude in 2004. Lauren then attended the University of Georgia School of Law, where she completed her J.D. in 2007. While at the University of Georgia, she served as notes editor for The Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law. In addition, she participated in the Student Bar Association and the Women Law Student Association.
Prior to joining HBS, Lauren worked as an associate at Page, Scrantom, Sprouse, Tucker & Ford, P.C. in Columbus. While there, Lauren gained extensive experience in commercial and consumer collections and insurance defense. She also gained valuable experience in the areas of products liability and other tort law, employment litigation and general civil litigation.
Outside of work, Lauren enjoys sports and the outdoors. She also enjoys spending time with her husband, Tony, and their children, Cayden and Carrington. Lauren and Tony are both lifetime residents of Columbus.
Lauren is no stranger to the power of the written word. She enjoys brief writing at all levels, but in particular, at the appellate level. Lauren has written many successful appellate briefs in her various practice areas, and continues to grow her name in the appellate arena.
Lauren has experience in several general liability matters, specializing in motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, insurance coverage and landlord tenant issues.
Lauren represents insurance companies and their insureds in both first party and third party suits. Lauren has experience in all aspects of insurance defense from the filing of the case through representing the client in trial.
Lauren concentrates her professional negligence practice on the defense of hospital entities and private practice physicians in Georgia, undertaking the representation of hospitals and physicians, nurses, and other licensed personnel in medical malpractice litigation.
Lauren assists with the representation of a variety of retail establishments, including but not limited to, restaurants, gas stations, convenience stores, and grocery stores. Her representation of these types of establishments involves many different causes of action that range from a slip and fall to complex allegations of fraud and deceptive trade practices.
Lauren has represented several employers in both Georgia and Alabama in defending Workers’ Compensation claims. She has achieved favorable results for her clients in both states in difficult cases.