Lauren Scott, an associate in McGuireWoods’ Products, Environmental & Mass Tort Litigation Department in Richmond will join Capital One on Jan. 19, 2021, as a senior manager flex counsel. In this role, she will address the legal needs across several departments and business groups. Her last day at the firm is Dec. 23, 2020.
At McGuireWoods, Scott’s litigation practice has focused on product liability, consumer class action, environmental and commercial litigation matters. Prior to joining McGuireWoods, she litigated commercial and insurance first-party matters before West Virginia state and federal courts. Among her accolades, in August 2020 she was selected for inclusion on Best Lawyers’ inaugural “Ones to Watch” list.
While pursuing her law degree at the University of Richmond, Scott was a member of the McNeill Law Society. She received an intellectual property certification and the Bloomberg Student Award for Excellence in Intellectual Property.
“It has been an incredible learning experience to work with talented McGuireWoods attorneys for the past five years,” Scott said. “I am grateful for the firm’s support and encouragement during my time as an associate. I look forward to starting this next chapter in my legal career.”
“For the past five years, Lauren has been a true asset to our team,” said Richmond partner Diane Flannery, chair of the Products, Environmental & Mass Tort Litigation Department. “While we are sad to see her go, we wish her all the best in her new role.”