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Lauren A. Newell

Title: 
Professor of Law
Office: 
Tilton Hall of Law #186
Phone #: 
419-772-2229
Email: 
l-newell@onu.edu
Biography: 

Professor Newell joined the College of Law faculty in August 2012 as an assistant professor. She teaches Business Organizations I, Business Organizations II, Securities Regulation, the Negotiation Workshop, and Negotiation: Dealing with Emotions.  Her current research focuses on the fields of law and psychology and negotiation and the consequences of state marijuana laws for business organizations. She is qualified as a non-public arbitrator of securities industry disputes through the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). 

Prior to joining the College of Law faculty, Professor Newell practiced corporate law at the law firm of Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP (now Boies Schiller Flexner LLP) in the firm's New York City offices. She represented publicly and privately held companies, hedge funds, investment banks, and executives in a variety of transactional work, including in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, corporate governance, and executive compensation. 

Professor Newell received the 2015 Daniel S. Guy Award for Excellence in Legal Journalism, the 2016 Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching, the 2016 Most Effective Teacher Award, presented by the Student Bar Association, and the 2017 Fowler V. Harper Faculty Scholarship Award.

Education: 
  • J.D., cum laude, Harvard Law School
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Georgetown University
Bar Admissions: 
  • New York State Bar
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
Teaching Interests: 
  • Business Organizations
  • Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
  • Securities Regulation
  • Psychology and Lawyering
  • Professional Responsibility
Faculty Activities
In Progress: 
  • Machiavelli and the Bar: Prescient in Part (book chapter)
Books: 
Sundry: 
Presentations: 
  • "The Future of Alternative Dispute Resolution Scholarship," Discussion Group, Southeastern Association of Law Schools Annual Conference, Fort Lauderdale, FL (August 2018)
  • "Marijuana & Federalism, a Panel Discussion," Panel Presentation, Ohio Northern University, Pettit College of Law (October 2017)
  • "Swing and a Miss: Baseball Metaphors in Negotiation," Presentation, 11th Annual AALS Section on Dispute Resolution Works-in-Progress Conference, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University (October 2017)
  • "The New 'Gold Standard' in Teaching ADR: Tools, Strategies, Practices," Panel Presentation, 19th Annual ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Spring Conference, San Francisco, CA (April 2017)
  • "Reclaiming Attention in the Digital Generation Negotiator," Presentation, 10th Annual AALS Section on Dispute Resolution Works-in-Progress Conference, Marquette University Law School (September 2016)
  • "Up in Smoke? Unintended Consequences of Retail Marijuana Laws for Partnerships," Presentation, National Business Law Scholars Conference, University of Chicago Law School (June 2016)
  • "Negotiation Courses: Beyond the Roleplay?" Panel Presentation, 18th Annual ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Spring Conference, New York, NY (April 2016)
  • "Rebooting Empathy for the Digital Generation Lawyer," Presentation, 9th Annual AALS Section on Dispute Resolution Works-in-Progress Conference, Texas A&M University School of Law (October 2015)
  • "Rebooting Empathy for the Digital Generation Lawyer," Presentation, Central States Law Schools Association Scholarship Conference, University of Toledo College of Law (October 2015)
  • "Technology, Empathy, and Client Counseling-- Uneasy Bedfellows?" Presentation, Developing Ideas Conference, University of Kentucky College of Law (May 2015)
  • "Drunk, Disorderly, and in Dispute: Dealing with Impaired Parties in Mediation," Presentation, 17th Annual ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Spring Conference, Seattle, WA (April 2015)
  • "Doing the Right Thing Together: The Effects of Co-Counsel on Attorney Negotiating Ethics," Presentation, 8th Annual AALS Section on Dispute Resolution Works-in-Progress Conference, Southwestern Law School (November 2014)
  • "Redefining Attention (and Revamping the Legal Profession?) for the Digital Generation," Presentation, Ohio Legal Scholarship Workshop, Ohio Northern University, Pettit College of Law (February 2014)  
  • "Negotiating Hungry: An Empirical Study of the Effect of Hunger on Negotiation," Presentation, AALS Section on Dispute Resolution Works-in-Progress Conference, Cardozo School of Law (November 2013) 
  • "Negotiating Hungry: An Empirical Study of the Effect of Hunger on Negotiation," Presentation, Ohio Legal Scholarship Workshop, University of Dayton School of Law (June 2013) 
  • "Negotiating Hungry: An Empirical Study of the Effect of Hunger on Negotiation," Roundtable Presentation, Sharing Scholarship, Building Teachers Conference, Albany Law School (February 2013) 
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