Lauren E. McComas, a partner of Nusinov Smith, joined the firm in 1994. Lauren’s practice involves a wide range of litigation matters, concentrating in fiduciary litigation, guardianships, employment law and general commercial litigation.
Lauren’s fiduciary litigation practice includes representing parties to guardianship litigation, and representing guardians once they are appointed.
Lauren represents employers in employment matters in defense of employment-related claims such as those involving allegations of sexual harassment, race, age, gender and disability discrimination, wrongful discharge, wage & hour and overtime violations and violations of various other state and federal employment statutes. Lauren conducts training for employers on various issues including sexual harassment prevention, avoiding discrimination claims, and Family Medical Leave Act compliance.
Lauren is a graduate of the University of Virginia (B.A. 1983), received her Masters in Health Administration from the Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University where she graduated first in her class and was the recipient of Adolph D. Williams Scholarship Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement. Lauren received her law degree from the University of Richmond, where she received the J. Westwood Smithers Medal in recognition for graduating first in her class, and was a member of the McNeill Law Honor Society (University of Richmond’s version of Order of the Coif). She is admitted to practice before the Maryland Court of Appeals, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Virginia.
Before relocating her law practice to Maryland, Ms. McComas served as General Counsel to MCV Associated Physicians, the faculty practice plan for the physician faculty of the Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Prior to entering the practice of law, Ms. McComas pursued a career in hospital administration.
University of Richmond School of Law
- Juris Doctor, 1990
- McNeill Law Honor Society (University of Richmond’s version of Order of the Coif)
- J. Westwood Smithers Medal (Awarded for highest cumulative grade point average at graduation)
Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University
- Masters in Health Administration
- Adolph D. Williams Scholarship Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
- Graduated with the Highest Cumulative Class GPA
University of Virginia
- Bachelor of Arts, 1983
- Member, Women’s Varsity Swimming Team