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Lauren Moak Russell

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Lauren represents employers on a range of issues relating to compliance with local, state, and federal employment laws and constitutional provisions. She has experience in each of Delaware’s state and federal courts, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Lauren also regularly assists clients in administrative proceedings before state and federal agencies, including the EEOC, the Delaware Office of Anti-Discrimination, and the Delaware Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board.

Lauren has litigated a wide variety of employment-related matters to successful resolutions, including employment discrimination cases under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, non-competition cases, and constitutional law cases, among others.

In addition to litigation, Lauren counsels employers on a broad range of topics, including revision of handbooks and related policies to ensure compliance with state and federal employment and labor statutes. Lauren also conducts on-site training on legal compliance, including anti-harassment training.

Lauren serves as an editor of the Delaware Employment Law Letter, the only monthly newsletter in Delaware written exclusively for Delaware employers. She speaks annually, on a variety of issues, at Young Conaway’s Annual Employment Law Seminar. Lauren is serving as the 2015-16 Chair of the Delaware State Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Section.

In addition to her work on behalf of employers, Lauren dedicates her time to pro bono matters in a variety of contexts. Lauren was the 2013 recipient of the William F. Taylor Pro Bono Award, for her service to the community.

Lauren is a graduate of Temple University Beasley School of Law, where she was an Articles Editor of the Temple Political and Civil Rights Law Review, a member of the Women’s Law Caucus, and a recipient of the Law Faculty Scholarship. Lauren served as an intern to the Honorable Kent A. Jordan, Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.