Professor Lauren A. Newell to join Campbell Law School

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RALEIGH — Professor Lauren A. Newell, currently the associate dean for academic affairs at Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, will join Campbell University School of Law as a tenured professor of law on Dec. 15, 2022, Dean J. Rich Leonard has announced.

Prior to joining the ONU Law faculty in 2012, Newell practiced corporate law with Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP in New York City.

Newell teaches and writes in the areas of business and securities law, dispute resolution and marijuana law. She is qualified as a nonpublic arbitrator of securities industry disputes through the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). 

She teaches courses in Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business Organizations, Negotiation and Securities Regulation.

Her recent publications include “High Crimes: Liability for Directors of Retail Marijuana Corporations,” 16 N.Y.U. J. L. & BUS. 419 (2020); “Rebooting Empathy for the Digital Generation Lawyer,” 34 OHIO ST. J. ON DISP. RESOL. 1 (2019) and “Up in Smoke? Unintended Consequences of Retail Marijuana Laws for Partnerships,” 38 CARDOZO L. REV. 1343 (2017).

Newell earned her B.A., summa cum laude, from Georgetown University and her J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School.


Since its founding in 1976, Campbell Law has developed lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion, and professional competence, and who view the law as a calling to serve others. Among its accolades, the school has been recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) as having the nation’s top Professionalism Program and by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers for having the nation’s best Trial Advocacy Program. Campbell Law boasts more than 4,500 alumni, who make their home in nearly all 50 states and beyond. In 2021, Campbell Law celebrated 45 years of graduating legal leaders and 12 years of being located in a state-of-the-art facility in the heart of North Carolina’s Capital City.