Lauren Whitted joined PII’s investigative team in 2020. Previously, she worked as an investigator for the U.S. Department of Labor, where she focused on employer health and retirement plans and compliance with ERISA.
Whitted, an attorney, is currently a Captain in the California Army National Guard assigned as trial counsel for the 40th Infantry Division in Los Alamitos, California. Enlisting in the California Army National Guard in 2006 as a paralegal, Whitted deployed to Iraq where she worked on cases involving sexual assault, sexual harassment, and fraternization.
During her career, Whitted has provided training on preventing sexual harassment and fraternization in the military and has trained employers on preventing sexual harassment and gender discrimination in the workplace. She has also served on the boards of the California Association of Black Lawyers, the Black Women Lawyers Association of Northern California, and the Charles Houston Bar Association, based in Oakland, California.
Whitted has a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Davis, and a J.D. from Golden Gate University School of Law.