Lauren Watson was born and raised near Greensboro, North Carolina. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts with Distinction in Political Science and History. Upon graduation, Lauren attended the University of North Carolina School of Law where she served as a Senior Staff Editor for the North Carolina Journal of International Law and was named to the Dean’s List. She attended the University of Oklahoma College of Law as a visiting student for her final year of law school. While there, she received American Jurisprudence Awards in both International Law Foundations and Cybersecurity Law. She graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Law in May 2018.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC (B.A. with Distinction, 2015)
University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, NC (J.D., 2018)
University of Oklahoma College of Law, Norman, OK (Visiting Student 2017-2018)
State of Oklahoma
Oklahoma Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Watson, Lauren, “The New Trojan War: Defensive Cyber Security and the Need for Offensive Measures,” paper presented to the Eighth Annual Strategic Studies Symposium, National Defense University College of International Security Affairs, Fayetteville, NC, May 2018.