Lauren Dimitri is a partner in Hall Booth Smith's Columbus office. 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.
Ms. Dimitri is committed to helping employers avoid, resolve and prevail in employment disputes involving the full range of employment and labor issues. This includes litigation in state and federal courts and the representation of employers before administrative agencies over claims including: discrimination, harassment, retaliation, accommodation, and state torts such as negligent supervision and hiring, intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress, defamation, invasion of privacy, and wrongful discharge allegations.
University of Georgia, B.A. in Political Science, magna cum laude, 2004 (Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Delta Epsilon Iota, Presidential Scholar)
University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., 2007 (Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, Student Bar Association, Women Law Student Association)
All Georgia State Courts
Georgia Court of Appeals, 2007
Georgia Supreme Court, 2007
Alabama State Courts, 2008
Alabama Court of Appeals, 2008
Alabama Supreme Court, 2008
U.S. District Court for the Middle and Northern Districts of GA
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2008
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, 2010
Signs, signs EVERYWHERE, November 2015, HBS Workers' Compensation Blog.
To Produce or not to Produce?, November 2016, HBS Workers' Compensation Blog.
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Past-President of the Columbus Chapter of the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers
American Bar Association
Georgia Bar Association
Columbus Bar Association
State of Georgia Registered Neutral, General Mediation
Columbus Inn of Court
Georgia Defense Lawyers Association