Liana Newton



Liana focuses her practice on business litigation. She handles disputes ranging from breach of contract to tort liability, alleged fraud, employment-related issues, and other high-stakes business matters. Liana credits her early career success to the training she received as a two-time summer associate and diversity fellow at Robins Kaplan. 

Prior to joining the firm, Liana earned her Juris Doctorate at Boston University School of Law. There she competed on the school’s VIS International Commercial Arbitration Team.  This took her to Vienna, Austria where she competed against hundreds of law students from around the world. Liana has also devoted significant time to community issues, such as solving landlord-tenant disputes and assisting persons seeking U.S. citizenship.  

Before law school, Liana graduated magna cum laude from Drexel University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications with a minor in Health Services Administration. As a life-long competitive athlete, Liana earned a full-ride athletic scholarship to compete for Drexel’s Division I softball team where she served as co-captain in her final season

  • American Bar Association’s Client Counseling Competition Regional Award-Winner (2016)
  • The Jeffrey Lowe Award, BU Law (2019)
Bar Admissions
  • Massachusetts
  • Boston University School of Law, J.D. (2019)
  • Drexel University, B.A. in Communications, minor in Health Services Administration, magna cum laude (2016)


Links to full publications and news releases.


Summer 2020
Interview with Stacey Slaughter, Partner at Robins Kaplan LLP
Liana Newton - REAL TALK: The Robins Kaplan Business Law Update Summer 2020
Winter 2019
What’s Happening? The Impact of FRE 902(14) on eDiscovery.
Liana Newton, Manleen Singh - REAL TALK: The Robins Kaplan Business Law Update: Winter 2019
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