Lauren A. Khouri

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Washington, DC

Correia & Puth, PLLC
 | 1400 16th Street NW, Suite 450
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-602-6500
Fax: 202-602-6501
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2014
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (40%),
  • Schools & Education (30%),
  • Civil Rights (30%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Lauren A. Khouri is a partner with Correia & Puth, PLLC, law firm in Washington, D.C. A highly rated trial lawyer and emerging leader in her field, Ms. Khouri provides unmatched representation and support to clients across the greater D.C. metro and surrounding areas who have experienced serious violations of their basic civil rights, whether on the job, in school or through some other means.

    A fierce advocate for those she serves, Ms. Khouri has achieved remarkable success fighting for the rights and liberties of those dealing with claims of pregnancy discrimination, disability discrimination, sexual harassment, Title IX violations and other serious matters. Along with maintaining a successful legal practice, she has also achieved the status of fellow with the prestigious National Women’s Law Center, and she has become a champion for advancing economic security and equality for women, particularly with regards to pregnant women and working mothers.

    A 2009 graduate of Saint Louis University, Ms. Khouri obtained her Juris Doctor from American University's Washington College of Law in 2013. While there, she served as student attorney in the General Practice Clinic, and she was senior content editor for the American University Labor & Employment Law Forum as well as member of the school's Moot Court Honor Society and student representative to the American Bar Association.

    In addition, Ms. Khouri completed internships with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio, the U.S. Department of Justice and the National Partnership for Women & Families. She has also worked closely with D.C.-area schools regarding Title IX compliance and other issues. Honored for her success in law school, she received the American University Dean’s Award for Professional Responsibility and the Pro Bono Exceptional Service Honors Award.

    An award-winning lawyer since entering private practice, Ms. Khouri has received recognition from The Best Lawyers in America along with many other top rankings and endorsements from her peers. She has also received excellent client ratings on Avvo as well as testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients. She is an active member of the National Employment Lawyers Association, and she serves on the board of both the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association and Teaching for Change.

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    Practice Areas
    • 40%Employment & Labor: Employee
    • 30%Schools & Education
    • 30%Civil Rights
    Focus Areas

    Sexual Harassment


    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021

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    About Lauren Khouri

    Admitted: 2014, Washington D.C.

    Professional Webpage:


    • Pro Bono Exceptional Service Honors Award, American University
    • Rising Star, 2019 - 2020
    • Recipient, American University Dean’s Award for Professional Responsibility
    • WCL representative to the American Bar Association
    • Member, WCL Moot Court Honor Society
    • Leader in Civil Rights, Best Lawyers, 2019 - 2020

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • District of Columbia
    • New York
    • Board of Directors for the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association
    • National Employment Lawyers Association, Member

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Teaching for Change
    • White House, Domestic Policy Council
    • Fellow, Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs
    • Fellow, National Women’s Law Center

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Senior Content Editor, American University Labor & Employment Law Forum
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    1400 16th Street NW
    Suite 450
    Washington, DC 20036

    Phone: 202-602-6500

    Fax: 202-602-6501

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    Last Updated: 12/29/2020

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