Lareena J. Phillips joined the firm in 2007. Her primary area of practice is civil litigation.
Lareena graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2004 with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Japanese. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 2007. She is a member of the North Carolina State Bar and Mecklenburg County Bar.
While in law school, Lareena served as an editor for the North Carolina Journal of Law and Technology. She assisted clients with the UNC Civil Legal Assistance Clinic. She was an active member of the UNC Broun National Trial Team, competing in mock trial competitions with the American Trial Lawyers’ Academy and the American Association for Justice. Lareena also served as Vice-President of the Black Law Students’ Association.
Lareena is a member of the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the North Carolina Bar Association, the John S. Leary Bar Association, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, and the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys.