Correia & Puth, PLLC
Lauren A. Khouri dedicates her practice to the employment and civil rights of individuals in the workplace and in schools. Ms. Khouri represents clients in cases of pregnancy discrimination, sexual harassment, disability discrimination, student and employee rights under Title IX, age discrimination, and retaliation, as well as all types of discrimination and retaliation protected by federal and state law. Ms. Khouri advocates for clients in all aspects of the firms' litigation docket, including discovery, depositions, hearings, trial, and appeals, and is a recognized leader in the community for her advocacy on behalf of employees and students.
Before joining Correia & Puth, Ms. Khouri served as a fellow at the National Women’s Law Center, where she worked for women’s economic security and equality in education and employment, sought to protect the rights of pregnant and parenting students and employees, and advocated to increase protections against discrimination in the workplace and schools through administrative actions and legislative advocacy.
Ms. Khouri earned her law degree from American University Washington College of Law (WCL), during which she served as a student attorney in the General Practice Clinic and interned at 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 also worked with D.C. Public Schools in the General Counsel’s Office, aiding the District in compliance with Title IX and other federal and local laws. Ms. Khouri served as Senior Content Editor for American University Labor & Employment Law Forum, a member of WCL Moot Court Honor Society, and the WCL representative to the American Bar Association. She is a recipient of the American University Dean’s Award for Professional Responsibility and the Pro Bono Exceptional Service Honors Award.Prior to law school, Ms. Khouri completed a year-long fellowship with the Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs, a social justice leadership development initiative, and worked at the White House with the Domestic Policy Council. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Criminal Justice from Saint Louis University.Active in her community,
Ms. Khouri serves on the board of the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association, an voluntary bar association of attorneys who routinely represent employees and who advocate for employee rights, and is an active member of is national umbrella organization, the National Employment Lawyers Association. She serves on the board of directors of Teaching for Change, a nonprofit that supports educators who advance social change through classroom instruction. Ms. Khouri is admitted to practice law in New York and the District of Columbia.